Flintshire Ambulance urgent response time target missed by a massive 22% last month
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.
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
Overall Wales Ambulance response times in November 2014 deteriorated by 1.8% versus October 2014.
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