Posted: Tue 30th Dec 2014

Flintshire Ambulance urgent response time target missed by a massive 22% last month

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Dec 30th, 2014


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November’s Ambulance service performance figures show response times in Flintshire for category A’ incidents, those deemed to be life threatening have slipped to there lowest level in nearly two years, once again category A response times in Flintshire are amongst the slowest in the whole of Wales.

In November 638 ‘category A’ calls required an emergency response in Flintshire, 367 missed the 8 minutes target time set by NHS Wales

Just 42.8% of those in urgent need of an ambulance received one within eight minutes.

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November’s performance figures are 22.2% behind the Wales target figure of 65% and show a slump of 14.9% versus 2013.

Seventeen 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 performing region out of the six area’s within the Betsi Cadwaladr health board region, Neighbouring Wrexham (63.7%) was once again one of the top performers in Wales last month 2014

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Overall Wales Ambulance response times in November 2014 deteriorated by 1.8% versus October 2014.

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