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Time spent in NHS accident and emergency departments

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  • Release date: 19 January 2016
  • Period covered: December 2015
  • Next update: 17 February 2016
A report presenting data about patients spending less than 4 hours and less than 8 hours until admission, transfer or discharge.

Monthly data is published by NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) on their website and quarterly data is published by us. The statistical release and quality report published by us provide advice on the quality of this information and how it can be used.

In May 2013 the NHS Wales Delivery Framework for 2013-14 was published. As a result, NHS Wales Informatics Service has updated the monthly data for April 2013 onwards to reflect this.

December 2015

Release date: 19 January 2016

NHS Wales Informatics Service has updated the monthly data.

Quarter ending September 2015

Release date: 11 November 2015

Key results for all A&E departments

  • 84.0 per cent of patients spent less than 4 hours from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in September 2015.
  • 1,992 patients spent 12 hours or more from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in September 2015.
  • The median time spent in A&E departments was 2 hours 7 minutes in September 2015, whilst the mean time was 2 hours 54 minutes.

All figures relating to September 2015 are provisional.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5043
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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