Patients presenting with vertigo or dizziness

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Malcolm Macgregor

Dear North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Please could you provide me with the number of patients who presented to your ambulance service with a chief complaint of either "vertigo" or "dizziness" in the last year.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Macgregor

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Dear Malcolm,

 

FOI1012

 

In response to your FOI question, please see the table below regarding the
number of calls and incidents* recorded between January 2017-December 2017
relating to dizziness or vertigo.

 

*Please note that incidents relates to the number of emergency calls which
resulted in face to face attendance at a scene, excluding duplicate calls.

 

Month Calls Incidents
January 45 16
February 40 15
March 44 16
April 47 15
May 47 15
June 30 4
July 42 12
August 58 18
September 40 14
October 63 13
November 54 13
December 83 11

 

 

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North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
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