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National Statistics
Publication

Ambulance Services, England - 2004-05

This is part of

Official statistics, National statistics
Publication date:
Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Ambulance Trusts
Date range:
01 Apr 1994 to 31 Mar 2005

Summary

This bulletin contains information about the ambulance services provided by the National Health Service in England. The information is analysed by individual ambulance service provider to show activity volumes and performance against required standards. Data on ambulance services are collected on return KA34; a copy is included at the end of this bulletin.

Key facts

The number of category A (immediately life threatening) emergency calls responded to within 8 minutes rose by 10% from 874,000 in 2003-04 to 965,000 in 2004-05

The total number of emergency calls rose by 5% to 5.6 million, incidents attended rose by 6% to 4.5 million and emergency patient journeys rose by 4% to 3.5 million

76.2 per cent of category A calls resulted in an emergency response arriving at the scene of the incident within 8 minutes (75.7 per cent in 2003-04)

ISBN Reference: 1-84636-001-3

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