20580-PAS

How much money was spent by your ambulance trust in 2018/19 on private ambulances? How much was spent in 2017/18 and 2016/17?

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    20580
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    How much money was spent by your ambulance trust in 2018/19 on private ambulances? How much was spent in 2017/18 and 2016/17?

    Financial Year                    Expenditure on Private Ambulances

    2016/17                                £14,312,495       

    2017/18                                £4,791,155

    2018/19                                £9,535,027

     

    These values include expenditure for all services using Private Ambulance companies including PTS and A&E Services

     

    What percentage of work carried out by private ambulances in a) 2018/19 and b) 2017/18 was for 999 work? If you cannot answer this accurately then please provide an estimate.

    What percentage of work carried out by private ambulances in the same years was for patient transport work?

    Data:

    1). What percentage of work carried out by private ambulances in a) 2018/19 and b) 2017/18 was for 999 work?  2). What percentage of work carried out by private ambulances in the same years was for patient transport work?

    Figures are for all accident and emergency calls. Exclusions are test, dups and csd calls. 

    Definitions Assignments Count  The number of incidents that vehicles are assigned to regardless of whether they book on scene or not
    FY 2017/18
    Total Number of Assignments to A & E Total Number of  PAS Assignments to A&E  % of PAS A&E % of PAS PTS
    499936 12947 2.59% 9%
    FY 2018/19
    507339 26428 5.21% 15%

     

     

  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    • Private Ambulance Services
    • Patient Transport Services and Non Emergency Services
    • Finance and Procurement
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