A&E performance

Our A&E department has been achieving one of the best performances in England for years against the national 4 hour waiting time standard. We are continuously working to improve the quality of care we provide and are evaluating the model of care in the A&E department.

Accident and Emergency department

Attendance during 2016 

  • January: 8,024
  • February: 8,289
  • March: 8,463
  • April: 8,717
  • May: 8,908
  • June: 8,542
  • July: 8,822
  • August: 8,474
  • September: 8,613
  • November: 8 035
  • December: 7,183

Time spent in A&E - December 2016

  • Most of our patients, 95%, spent less than 3hrs 30mins waiting
  • Half of our patients waited less than 1hr 41mins
  • The longest recorded time someone spent in the department - not available (awaiting confirmation)
  • In our hospital patients do not wait for assessment when arriving by ambulance

Time to treatment - December 2016

  • Total number of patient visits was 7,183
  • Half of of the patients were seen within 1hr 34mins
  • Majority of the patients, 95%, were seen by a clinician within 3hrs 16mins