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 which came into effect 1 April 2013. The Trust is commissioned to attend 75% of Category R1 (the most serious life-threatening) and R2 (serious but not an immediate threat to life) within 8 minutes and 95% of A19 (amalgamation of R1 and R2 calls) within 19 minutes. The Trust's performance from April 2013 to February 2014 regionally for Red 1 was 75.9%, Red 2: 77.6% and A19: 95.7%.