FIGURES printed by Welsh Authorities have proven that the Welsh Ambulance Service reached 66 per cent of instantly life-threatening ‘Pink’ calls in eight minutes in January 2020.
Lee Brooks, the Belief’s Director of Operations, stated: “We attended nearly 500 extra instantly life-threatening Pink calls this January in comparison with January 2019, and we’re happy to have reached our goal throughout a troublesome winter interval.
“Our median response time to these excessive precedence calls final month was simply six minutes and three seconds.
“We’re working to stabilise efficiency and are hopeful that model new initiatives just like the Royal Gwent Hospital’s Affected person Offload Division may also help pace up the discharge of our ambulances from hospital to attend different calls locally.
“We wish to thank our workers for his or her continued onerous work, particularly by way of the current adversarial climate, and attraction to the general public as soon as once more to make use of our providers sensibly – please solely name 999 if it’s a real emergency.”
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For extra data, please name Head of Communications Lois Hough on 01745 778671 or e-mail Lois.Hough@wales.nhs.uk