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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Emergency ambulance calls, by date

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, daily information on emergency ambulance calls made has been specifically published to support transparency and understanding of NHS activity and capacity. Figures show the number of emergency ambulance calls made in Wales by date. The data are taken from management information and are subject to change. They have not been subject to the same validation processes undertaken for official statistics releases. The official statistics should continue to be considered the authoritative source of data.

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Area[Filtered]
Measure1
Calls[Filter]
Date[Filtered]
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03/04/20211,321
04/04/20211,282
05/04/20211,313
06/04/20211,242
07/04/20211,183
08/04/20211,267
09/04/20211,277
10/04/20211,298
11/04/20211,234
12/04/20211,305
13/04/20211,362
14/04/20211,254
15/04/20211,255
16/04/20211,263
17/04/20211,176
18/04/20211,250
19/04/20211,267
20/04/20211,246
21/04/20211,279
22/04/20211,229
23/04/20211,294
24/04/20211,312
25/04/20211,308
26/04/20211,444
27/04/20211,349
28/04/20211,330
29/04/20211,314
30/04/20211,347
01/05/20211,335
02/05/20211,347
03/05/20211,222

Metadata

General description

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, daily information on emergency ambulance calls made has been specifically published to support transparency and understanding of NHS activity and capacity. Figures show the number of emergency ambulance calls made in Wales by date. The data are taken from management information and are subject to change. They have not been subject to the same validation processes undertaken for official statistics releases. The official statistics should continue to be considered the authoritative source of data.

Data collection and calculation

Weekly return from Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Data is submitted via an EXCEL file and transferred to a SQL database.

Frequency of publication

Weekly

Data reference periods

February 2020 onwards

Revisions information

Figures are subject to change as incident records can be updated up to 5 days after closing, as there is a 5 day period for amendments prior to an incident record becoming "locked". In exceptional circumstances incidents can also be amended more than 5 days after the start of lockdown in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Title

Emergency ambulance calls, by date

Last update

6 May 2021 6 May 2021

Next update

13 May 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

Contact email

stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Wales

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, ambulance

Statistical quality

Figures exclude incidents in England that were attended by WAST resources.