It is not possible to calculate an average time that people have waited in accident and emergency (A&E) before being treated.
Information on A&E performance for each acute trust in the north east of England for the latest quarter available (quarter 4 2011-12) is shown in the following table.
|A&E attendances||Attendances over four hours||Percentage under four hours|
|South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust (FT)||51,448||882||98.29|
|City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT||31,350||1,471||95.31|
|Gateshead Health NHS FT||15,580||686||95.60|
|The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT||43,964||291||99.34|
|Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT||40,692||702||98.27|
|South Tees Hospitals NHS FT||37,876||954||97.48|
|North Tees and Hartlepool NHS FT||21,645||454||97.90|
|County Durham and Darlington NHS FT||69,800||2,817||95.96|
|Total for North East hospital trusts||312,355||8,257||97.36|
|Notes: 1. It is not possible to calculate an average time that people have waited in A&E before being treated. 2. The weekly A&E data collection collects data on the total number of patients seen and the number of patients that waited over four hours. 3. These data focus on the percentage of people treated in A&E within four hours. 4. Data include all A&E types. Source: Weekly Situation Report Accident and Emergency Dataset (WsitAE)|