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Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 11th June 2018.

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Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Chair, Education Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what percentage of accident and emergency departments met the four-hour standard in (a) Essex, (b) The East of England and (c) England in 2017.

Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Information on the percentage of accident and emergency (A&E) departments which met the four hour standard in Essex and the East of England is not available in the format requested.

NHS England collects and publishes performance data against the four-hour A&E standard at both a trust and a national level. The data is not available by the requested areas.

Data covering A&E departments in England for the 2016/17 financial year is available at the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/ae-waiting-times-and-activity/statistical-work-areasae-waiting-times-and-activityae-attendances-and-emergency-admissions-2016-17/

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