Ambulance emergency response times in Flintshire miss target for 16th consecutive month.
Ambulance response times in Flintshire missed their target of 65% again in August figures from the Welsh Government reveal.
The 8 minute target time has been set for category A calls, those deemed to be immediately life-threatening, requiring an emergency response by a fully equipped ambulance, a rapid response vehicle crewed with a paramedic equipped to provide treatment at the scene.
August saw 56.5% – 333 of the 590 category A call outs arrive at the scene within the 8 minutes target period.
There were 26 less category A call outs in August than July.
This is below the target of 65% which has not been met since April last year.
Nationally 17 of the 22 counties missed the 65% target in August with the average time across the whole of Wales standing at 61.8%
Neighbouring Denbighshire and Wrexham both achieved the target.
The figures for August are also slightly worse than the 56.8% figure in the previous month.
You can see all the data and relevant data here wales.gov.uk