Posted: Wed 27th Aug 2014

Ambulance response times in Flintshire 5.8% worse than last year despite monthly improvement.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014


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Latest Ambulance service performance figures for July show response times in Flintshire for category A’ incidents, those deemed to be life threatening have increased by 6% in the last month.

However, they still fall short of the NHS Wales 8 minute target time by 14%

In July there were 666 ‘category A’ calls requiring an emergency response in Flintshire, 331 missed the  8 minutes target time set by NHS Wales

 

Year on year decline has been significant, for the same month last year 56.8of ‘category A’ responses arrived within 8 minutes, versus 51% this year a – decline of 5.8%

Nine (1.4%) calls classed as ‘category A’ incidents, those deemed to be life threatening, took 30 minutes or more to arrive on scene, 22 minutes longer the the within the 8 minutes target time set by NHS Wales 

Flintshire had the worst performance figures out of the six area’s within the Betsi Cadwaladr health board region, Neighbouring Wrexham 72.8% was once again the top performer in Wales for July 2014

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