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Ambulance Services: Heart Diseases

Volume 477: debated on Monday 16 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) stroke and (b) heart attack patients died on a journey to hospital in an ambulance in each year since 1997; and how long each journey was in (i) miles and (ii) minutes. (210142)

The information requested is not collected centrally.

The ambulance response data that are collected centrally, and which include the number of emergency calls received by ambulance trusts across England and their performances against the targets set, are published annually. The latest statistical bulletin, ‘Ambulance Services, England, 2006-07’ was published in June 2007 and copies are available in the Library.