20186-Canvey Island

I am writing to request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to the Rapid Response Vehicle and ambulance services for the population of Castle Point.

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    20186
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    I am writing to request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to the Rapid Response Vehicle and ambulance services for the population of Castle Point.

    Here are my questions about the current ambulance service provided to Canvey Island.

    1. For how many shifts every month from September 2018 to the current month (March 2019) had the Rapid Response Vehicle on Canvey Island not been manned?

    August 18 – 19 shifts out of a possible 62 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 80 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    September - 23 shifts out of a possible 60 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 58 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    October – 19 shifts out of a possible 62 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 28 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    November - 27 shifts out of a possible 60 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 23 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    December – 29 shifts out of a possible 62 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 58 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    Jan 2019 – 34 shifts out of a possible 62 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 57 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    Feb 2019 – 16 shifts out of a possible 56 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 46 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    March 2019 - 28 shifts out of a possible 62 covered on the Castle Point RRV stationed at Canvey. A further 46 shifts covered on the other RRV’s working in the Castle Point area.

    1. For how many shifts every month from August 2018 to the current month (March 2019) had the Canvey Island designated ambulance not been manned?

    Please see our response to question 1

    1. Was the Canvey Rapid Response vehicle manned on Saturday the 2nd of February 2019 between 21:00 and 22:00?

    No, the other Castle Point RRV was covered

    1. Was the Canvey Rapid Response vehicle manned on Saturday the 2nd of February 2019 for the day shift?

    No, the other Castle Point RRV was covered

    1. Was the Canvey Rapid Response vehicle manned on Saturday the 2nd of February 2019 for the night shift?

    No, the other Castle Point RRV was covered

    1. What are the long term plans for the Canvey rapid response vehicle?  Are shifts still being manned for this vehicles and if so how far into the future?

    Shifts are currently still being covered on the RRV based at Canvey for the immediate future. A second DSA has now been stationed at Canvey which started in Jan 2019. The long term plan is for a third DSA to move to Canvey to replace the RRV giving Canvey more resources than it has ever had before.

    1. What is the average response time for C1 calls on Canvey Island only each months for the last 6 months?  8. What is the average response time to C1 calls in the local south-east area NOT including Canvey Island each months for the last 6 months?  9. What are the five fastest response times to C1 calls on Canvey in the last 3 months?  For each of the calls, was the Rapid Response vehicle manned?   10. What are the five slowest response times to C1 calls on Canvey in the last 3 months?  For each of the calls, was the Rapid Response vehicle manned? 

    Data is for C1 Responses - Average Response Times against ISR Targets

    Postcode District SS7 is provided for "Canvey Island"

    Postcode District SS8 is provided for "South East Area not including Canvey Island"

    Data is Monthly for the 6 months 01.10.2018

    Exclusions remove Duplicates / Test / CSD Only and Out of Area

     

    Questions 7/8 - additional information around demand added        
                     
    Area / Field Name Oct-18 Nov-18 Dec-18 Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 6 Month
    PCD SS8 - Canvey Island Average C1 Response Time 0:07:07 0:07:32 0:06:22 0:06:59 0:08:11 0:07:24 0:07:14
    Incident Response Count 49 34 50 60 47 51 291
    PCD SS7 - South East Area Average C1 Response Time 0:07:18 0:06:28 0:05:55 0:06:27 0:07:30 0:08:13 0:06:59
    Incident Response Count 61 39 59 50 58 49 316

     

    Question 9  
       
    Response Time Month
    0:00:19 Mar-19
    0:00:54 Jan-19
    0:00:59 Dec-18
    0:01:01 Dec-18
    0:01:04 Feb-19

     

    Question 10  
       
    Response Time Month
    0:22:20 Jan-19
    0:19:22 Oct-18
    0:19:17 Mar-19
    0:17:43 Nov-18
    0:17:29 Mar-19
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    Essex
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    • Emergency Operations
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