A&E waiting times in England at worst level since 2004

Joe Mellor - 14 February 2019

The NHS appears to be increasingly under strain as new data revealed that A&E waiting times have fallen to lowest level since the four-hour target was created, back in 2004.

This recent slump in performance means that 330,000 people waited longer than the four-hour target due to lack of resources inside England’s emergency departments.

Over 83,000 patients faced “trolley waits” of a further four hours while a bed was found for them.... See more