Central Victorian Ambulances Fail to Meet Response Targets

May 3, 2024 9:00 am in by
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Fresh figures reveal a massive gap in Central Victorian ambulance services.

Less than 10% of Loddon ambulances made it to urgent scenes within the first 15 minutes, well under Ambulance Victoria’s official response time target. Crews took an average of 27 minutes and 39 seconds to respond to code one incidents.

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Meanwhile, Greater Bendigo ambulance crews were called to just over 2000 incidents with 67.9% of emergencies responded to within the first 15 minutes.