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  • Release date: 27 July 2016
  • Period covered: June 2016
  • Next update: 31 August 2016
A monthly report which includes data on emergency calls and response times.

Key points

  • There were 37,047 emergency calls, an average of 1,235 per day, 0.9% down on the daily average for May 2016.
  • Of the total, 1,516 (4.1%) were red, 22,746 (61.4%) were amber and 12,785 (34.5%) were green.
  • 77.1% of emergency responses to red calls arrived within 8 minutes, above the target of 65%, and up from 75.5% in May 2016.
  • Performance ranged from 68.0% in Hywel Dda to 82.6% in Cardiff & Vale.
  • The 65% Wales target was reached in all seven local health boards for the first time during the trial.
  • The median response time to red calls was 5 minutes and 1 second, while the mean response time was 5 minutes and 39 seconds.

Contact

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

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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