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Statistics

Ambulance services

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  • Release date: 29 July 2015
  • Period covered: June 2015
  • Next update: 26 August 2015
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 36,013 emergency calls, 1.2% down on May 2015 but 1.3% up on June 2014.
  • Of these, 13,199 were Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls, 3.3% down on May 2015 and 6.8% down on June 2014.
  • 61.4% of emergency responses to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes – up from 59.4% in May 2015 and from 53.0% in June 2014 – but below the target of 65%.
  • The median response time was 6 minutes and 29 seconds whilst the mean response time was 8 minutes and 33 seconds.
  • 73.6% of calls categorised as Red 1 received an emergency response within 8 minutes, up from 71.0% in May 2015.
  • 59.9% of calls categorised as Red 2 received an emergency response within 8 minutes, up from 58.0% in May 2015.
  • 67.0% of Category A calls received an emergency response within 9 minutes, 71.4% within 10 minutes, 86.3% within 15 minutes, 92.8% within 20 minutes and 97.7% within 30 minutes.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5036
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk