The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) recorded 11,347 ambulance responses up to October 2023 and transported 11,711 patients to medical facilities.
According to SLFS data, most of this year’s responses related to 6, 741 medical situations involving 6, 764 patients.
Trauma resulting from incidents including physical assaults and road accidents, resulted in 1, 906 ambulance responses.
Emergency personnel transported two thousand two hundred and fifteen trauma patients.
For the whole of last year, there were 8, 901 ambulance responses to medical situations affecting 8, 981 patients.
There were also 2, 444 trauma responses involving 2,784 patients.
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