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Time spent in NHS accident and emergency departments

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  • Release date: 18 August 2016
  • Period covered: Quarter ending June 2016 and July 2016
  • Next update: 20 September 2016
A report presenting data about patients spending less than 4 hours and more than 12 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.

July 2016

Release date: 18 August 2016

NHS Wales Informatics Service has updated the monthly data.

Quarter ending June 2016

Release date: 17 August 2016

Data has been published on StatsWales.

Key results for all A&E departments

  • 83.3 per cent of patients spent less than 4 hours from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in June 2016.
  • 2,296 patients spent 12 hours or more from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in June 2016.
  • The median time spent in A&E departments was 2 hours 7 minutes in June 2016, whilst the mean time was 2 hours 59 minutes.

All figures relating to June 2016 are provisional.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 3642
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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