Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards

Department of Health written question – answered on 25th April 2017.

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Photo of Holly Lynch Holly Lynch Labour, Halifax

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of accident and emergency patients were treated within four hours in (a) Calderdale Royal Hospital, (b) Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and (c) England in each of the last five years.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

The percentage of accident and emergency (A&E) patients who were admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours of arrival in Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and in England, is shown in the table below.

Data are available at trust, but not individual site level.

Percentage of patients admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours of arrival at A&E

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

England

2011-12

96.1%

96.6%

2012-13

95.4%

95.9%

2013-14

95.4%

95.7%

2014-15

94.5%

93.6%

2015-16

93.9%

91.9%

Source: A&E Attendance and Emergency Admissions, NHS England

Note: Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust includes Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

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