HC Deb 14 December 1995 vol 268 cc813-4W
Mr. Worthington

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the standards of service set for emergency call response times for the Scottish ambulance service; and how often they are met within the Greater Glasgow health board area. [5086]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The target response times that apply within the Greater Glasgow health board area and information on how the Scottish ambulance service NHS trust performed against the targets are as follows:

Emergency calls—Greater Glasgow
Population Density Target—95 per cent. of calls responded to within Performance
1994–95 percentage 1995–196
High (>3 people per acre) 14 minutes 89 89
Medium (0.5–3 People Per acre) 18 minutes 93 94
1 Based on I April to 30 November 1995.

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