Capacity Of ‘six Croke Parks’ On Out Patient Waiting Lists, Doctors Told

From October to December 92.6% of patients were seen within four hours

  • NHS constitution states 95% of patients should be seen within that time

  • Performance is worst quarterly results since target introduced in 2004

  • Worst performing A&E at Addenbrooke's Hospital achieved just 75%

  • Health secretary Jeremy Hunt admits the NHS is under 'huge pressure'

     

  • BMA has called for more funding and changes to NHS 111 phone service

  • Dr Mark Porter said out-of-hours phone line must be manned by clinicians 

  • Around 20,000 more patients a week are attending A&E than a year ago

  • Have you been caught up in the current A&E chaos? If so please contact [email protected] with your stories and pictures 

  • By Lizzie Parry for MailOnline

    Published: 04:50 EST, 6 January 2015 | Updated: 05:21 EST, 16 January 2015

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    Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2898495/A-E-waiting-times-England-worst-decade-hospitals-strain-pressure-exceptional-demand.html

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