Positive Performance

The Trust is very pleased to report that once again, it has exceeded the national Government targets for ambulance response times for R1, R2 and A19 targets which came into effect 1 April 2013. The Trust is commissioned to attend 75% of Category R1 (the most serious life-threatening calls) and R2 within 8 minutes of the 999 call at a regional level.  The Trust's performance from April to July 2013for Red 1 was 77.05% and Red 2 79.58. Category A19 requires an emergency conveying response within 19 minutes for 95% of incidents, the Trust achieved 96.3% regionally.