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Ambulance Services: Standards

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 133182, tabled on 2 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of ambulance waiting times in England.

Answered on

7 March 2022

Performance data for January 2022 shows an improvement in response times in England against all ambulance waiting time categories. NHS England and NHS Improvement are providing an extra £55 million to ambulance trusts to increase staff numbers this winter, providing over 700 additional staff in control rooms and on the frontline to reduce response times.