The first six months of 2023 - Great Western Air Ambulance Charity
Specialist Paramedic James Yates, first accredited ARNI instructor from a paramedic background in the UK
June 29, 2023
Breaking ground with Advanced Clinical Pracitioner in Critical Care Paramedic Vicki Brown
July 6, 2023
Specialist Paramedic James Yates, first accredited ARNI instructor from a paramedic background in the UK
June 29, 2023
Breaking ground with Advanced Clinical Pracitioner in Critical Care Paramedic Vicki Brown
July 6, 2023

The first six months of 2023

 

We were called to 958 incidents in the first half of 2023, this compares to 895 incidents in the first half of 2022.

Our helicopter was tasked to 297 incidents January to June this year, and 280 in 2022.

In the same period our critical care cars were tasked to 661 incidents this year and 615 last year. 

 
 

Incidents by type

Trauma - 462

Medical - 496

462 trauma incidents in the first half of 2023, 423 in 2022.

496 medical incidents in the same period of 2023, 472 in 2022.

Incidents by location

    • Gloucestershire30%
    • Bristol26%
    • South Gloucestershire15%
    • Bath and North East Somerset6%
    • North Somerset13%
    • Wiltshire6%
    • Other5%
    • 282 incidents in Gloucestershire, up from 263
    • 245 incidents in Bristol, down from 262
    • 143 incidents in South Gloucestershire, up from 130
    • 57 incidents in B&NES, up from 51
    • 130 incidents in North Somerset, up from 100
    • 53 incidents in Wiltshire, up from 40
     
     

    Incidents by gender

    603

    Male


    up from 569
     
    292

    Female


    up from 265
     

    Type of incident

    Road Traffic Collision - 191

    Cardiac arrest - 265

    191 road traffic incidents in the first half of 2023, 161 in 2022.

    265 cardiac arrests in the same period of 2023, 264 in 2022.

     

    Age group

    142 children and teenagers in the first half of 2023, 121 in 2022.

    597 adults in the same period of 2023, 573 in 2022.

    152 elderly people in January to June 2023, 136 in 2022.

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