Thank you for your hard work during another busy bank holiday weekend

August Bank Holiday Weekend stats   2016

If you worked or volunteered over the bank holiday weekend, you helped handle and respond to more than 9,100 emergency calls – 9% more than the 2015 August weekend.

The busiest day was Saturday with 3,299 calls across the East. The Trust received 2,776 calls on bank holiday Monday.

Community first responders attended almost 300 medical emergencies over the weekend.

Sandy Brown, Director of Nursing and Clinical Quality, said: “I’d like to thank everyone for their efforts over the weekend. We continue to experience an increase in demand, but we coped well to provide the best possible care to patients over the bank holiday.”

Trust breakdown of number of calls over the bank holiday weekend compared with 2015:

Total = 9,171 (8,381)

These figures are broken down into counties in our region:

  • Bedfordshire – 873 (849)
  • Cambridgeshire – 1,123 (1,095)
  • Essex – 2,992 (2,626)
  • Hertfordshire – 1,463 (1,491)
  • Norfolk – 1,444 (1,301)
  • Suffolk – 1,276 (1,019)


Published 1st September 2016

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