Case Number 4584
Request Date 25/01/2016
Completion Date 12/05/2016

 

Details of the Request

1.) Over the last three calendar years, how many patients have had to wait more than 24 hours in Accident and Emergency departments in hospitals across your trust?

Please break down by: i) 2013 ii) 2014 iii) 2015

 

2.) Broken down by the same three years above, how many patients have had to wait more than 48 hours in Accident and Emergency departments at hospitals across your trust?

This includes patients who came to hospital in an ambulance, and patients who made their own way to Accident and Emergency departments.

 

3.) In the calendar year 2015, what was the longest accident and emergency department wait recorded across your trust? Please provide the name of the hospital this was recorded in.

 

Details of the Response

1.) Over the last three calendar years, how many patients have had to wait more than 24 hours in Accident and Emergency departments in hospitals across your trust?

Year Over 24 Hours
2013 3
2014 13
2015 23

 

2.) Broken down by the same three years above, how many patients have had to wait more than 48 hours in Accident and Emergency departments at hospitals across your trust?

This includes patients who came to hospital in an ambulance, and patients who made their own way to Accident and Emergency departments.

Year Over 48 Hours
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

 

3.) In the calendar year 2015, what was the longest accident and emergency department wait recorded across your trust? Please provide the name of the hospital this was recorded in.

The longest wait was 1729 minutes (28hrs 49 mins) at St Peter’s Hospital.