Bromley’s ambulance call-out figures revealed

PUBLISHED: 14:30 02 October 2013 | UPDATED: 14:30 02 October 2013

Bromley had the 13th highest amount of call-outs in London.

Bromley had the 13th highest amount of call-outs in London.


Ambulances were called out in Bromley a total of 35,452 times in 12 months, making it the 13th busiest borough in the capital.

The data, which was recorded by the London Ambulance Service across all London wards for the July 2012 to June 2013 period, reveals that Bromley Town had the highest number of call-outs overall in the borough, with 2,944.

Other high scorers included Penge and Cator (2,383), Farnborough and Crofton (2,054) and Kelsey and Eden Park (2,013).

The wards with the lowest amounts were Darwin (526), Biggin Hill (720) and Shortlands (826).

The figures also reveal the number of specific incidents which ambulance staff were called to.

Bromley experienced 734 assaults, with Penge and Cator’s total numbering 96 and Bromley Town‘s equalling 80.

Biggin Hill recorded the lowest number, with six call-outs.

Of the total assaults in the borough, 228 were carried out on women.

Penge and Cator scored 28, with Bromley Town and Cray Valley East scoring 20.

Low scorers were Shortlands and Hayes and Coney Hall, who had one call-out each.

Assaults on teenagers were also noted, with Bromley’s wards accounting for 93 incidents.

Bromley Town experienced 12, the highest number, with the next largest Bromley Common and Keston, Penge and Cator and Kelsey and Eden Park, who all had nine.

Bickley, Chislehurst, Darwin and Shortlands all had none.

Binge drinking incidents totalled 583, with the largest figures accumulated by Bromley Town (118) and Plaistow and Sundridge (63).

Chelsfield and Pratts Botton had three incidents, with Darwin and Shortlands scoring four and five respectively.

There were six gun injury reports in the July 2012 to June 2013 period, shared out between six wards.

Knife injury incidents totalled 24, with Penge and Cator having five call-outs.

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