Eight minute response target set for ambulances

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 28 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:774

Ambulance services in England should prioritise 999 calls and aim to reach life threatening emergencies within 8 minutes, under new plans outlined in the government's white paper The Citizen's Charter—Five Years On. The paper, which covers performance targets in all public services, also includes plans to improve accident and emergency …

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