Callouts and charges: Ambulance Service

Reference: 

699

Request detail: 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with full answers to each of the below questions:

How many callouts did your service attend, in each of 2015-16 and 2016-17, on behalf of the ambulance service?

What income did your service receive, in each of 2015-16 and 2016-17, from ambulance trusts for these callouts?

Please also state how many a) wholetime and b) retained firefighters you had as of the start of the current financial year

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request with regard to call outs and charges in relation to incidents attended on behalf of the Ambulance Service. 1. How many callouts did your service attend, in each of 2015-16 and 2016-17, on behalf of the ambulance service? This is calculated where the origin of call is from the Ambulance Service: Financial Year +Number of Incidents: 2015/16=72, 2016/17=81, Total =153. 2. What income did your service receive, in each of 2015-16 and 2016-17, from ambulance trusts for these callouts? I can confirm that Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has not received any income for these call outs. 3. Please also state how many a) wholetime and b) retained firefighters you had as of the start of the current financial year. Category + Number of Employees: Retained Firefighter =335, Wholetime Firefighter=177, Total =482

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Thursday, 6 July, 2017

Responded: 

Thursday, 20 July, 2017

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