Posted: Wed 25th Feb 2015

Slight improvement in ambulance response times for January in Flintshire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Feb 25th, 2015

Ambulance service performance figures released today show response times for January in Flintshire have improved on the record low seen in December.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In December number of ambulances attending to calls classed as Category A incidents, those deemed to be life threatening, had slipped to an ‘unacceptable level’ -with just 38.9% of ambulances arriving within the 8 minute timeframe set by the Welsh Government. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Figures out today show a 4.9% improvement in January with 43.8% of ambulances arriving within the 8 minute target time. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In January the Ambulance service reponded to 706 ‘category A’ calls in Flintshire, 401missed the 8 minutes target time set by NHS Wales ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

FLINTSHIRE: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Overall Wales Ambulance response times in January hit 48.5% up 2.6% on the previous month. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There were 27 category A calls which arrived on scene after 30 minutes. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

January response times in Flintshire versus January 2014 were down in Flintshire 7.9% while across the whole of Wales they were down by 9.1%  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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White areas on the map show the worst performing regions, while dark blue show the best regions.
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