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  • Release date: 31 August 2016
  • Period covered: July 2016
  • Next update: 28 September 2016
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 39,585 emergency calls, an average of 1,277 per day, 3.4% up on the daily average for June 2016.
  • Of the total, 1,727 (4.4%) were red, 24,429 (61.7%) were amber and 13,429 (33.9%) were green.
  • 75.3% of emergency responses to red calls arrived within 8 minutes, above the target of 65%, but down from 77.1% in June 2016.
  • Performance ranged from 65.3% in Powys to 80.7% in Cardiff & Vale.
  • The 65% Wales target was reached in all seven local health boards for the second time during the trial.
  • The median response time to red calls was 5 minutes and 5 seconds, while the mean response time was 5 minutes and 50 seconds.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 1612
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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