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Time spent in NHS accident and emergency departments

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  • Release date: 18 May 2015
  • Period covered: Quarter ending March 2015
  • Next update: 17 June 2015
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.

April 2015

Release date: 18 May 2015

NHS Wales Informatics Service has updated the monthly data.

Quarter ending March 2015

Release date: 14 May 2015

Key results for all hospital emergency care facilities

  • 82.3 per cent of patients spent less than 4 hours from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in March 2015.
  • 2,443 patients spent 12 hours or more from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in March 2015.
  • The median time spent in A&E departments was 2 hours 7 minutes in March 2015, whilst the mean time was 3 hours 4 minutes.

All figures relating to March 2015 are provisional.

Contact

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