Slight improvement in ambulance response times for January in Flintshire
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
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%
White areas on the map show the worst performing regions, while dark blue show the best regions.