The Welsh Ambulance Service will receive 90 new emergency and non-emergency vehicles from the Welsh Government.
Health Secretary Vaughan Gething announced the £8.2m investment that will see the service purchase:
- 18 Emergency Ambulances
- 67 Non Emergency Patient Transport Service (NEPTS)
- Five specialist Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) vehicles, to replace the existing fleet.
The Welsh Ambulance Service currently has over 700 vehicles, which cover an area of more than 8,000 square miles across Wales.
Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething said:
Richard Lee, Director of Operations for the Welsh Ambulance Service said:
Since 2011, the Welsh Government has invested almost £45m in new ambulance vehicles for the Welsh Ambulance Service.