Shaping a healthier future - Ambulance journey times

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-01-30
Session date: 
January 30, 2013
Reference: 
2013/0391
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In answer to question 3901 / 2012 you advised that average journey times for patients travelling in blue light conditions is expected to increase by 36 seconds - from 11.4 to 12 minutes. What is the change in maximum blue light journey time anticipated to be for these journeys?

Answer

Answer for Shaping a healthier future - Ambulance journey times

Answer for Shaping a healthier future - Ambulance journey times

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I understand from the NHS in London that it is not anticipated that any resident will experience an increase of more than 7.4 minutes for a blue light journey, and that the maximum total journey time by blue light ambulance for anywhere in north west London is 30 minutes or less.