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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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14/08/20201,383
15/08/20201,389
16/08/20201,386
17/08/20201,262
18/08/20201,322
19/08/20201,238
20/08/20201,237
21/08/20201,258
22/08/20201,214
23/08/20201,225
24/08/20201,320
25/08/20201,163
26/08/20201,153
27/08/20201,143
28/08/20201,335
29/08/20201,305
30/08/20201,447
31/08/20201,352
01/09/20201,268
02/09/20201,167
03/09/20201,240
04/09/20201,246
05/09/20201,366
06/09/20201,228
07/09/20201,296
08/09/20201,196
09/09/20201,249
10/09/20201,261
11/09/20201,273
12/09/20201,292
13/09/20201,356
14/09/20201,370

Metadata

Title
Emergency ambulance calls, by date

Last update
10 September 2020 10 September 2020

Next update
17 September 2020

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

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.

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

Keywords
COVID-19, Coronavirus, ambulance