Are the 583 additional missions in the more densely populated areas of Wales – simply because of the increased density of population as compared to a rural area? No. In fact, the per 1000 population data shows that some of the most significant improvements are in Powys. (as per the table below). Locality PC change Conwy +11% Denbighshire +15% Flintshire +18% Gwynedd +7% Isle of Anglesey +1% Wrexham +2% Powys +11% Carmarthenshire +6% Ceredigion +2% Neath Port Talbot +15% Pembrokeshire +14% Swansea +13% Blaenau Gwent +23% Bridgend +9% Caerphilly +11% Cardiff +17% Merthyr Tydfil +18% Monmouthshire +14% Newport +35% Rhondda Cynon Taf +16% The Vale of Glamorgan +17% Torfaen +16% The proposed model also has the effect of distancing the rural resources from the highest area of demand (South East) to ensure that they are not drawn into those areas. An additional daytime resource which has been added to Cardiff in April 2022 further mitigates this move and protects the three other medical teams, ensuring they are available to respond to rural areas.