Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.
Abstract

This data counts A & E admissions through type 1 (major) A & E departments. The data also shows the waiting times for emergency hospital admissions. Emergency hospital admissions are measured from the time a decision is made to admit the patient, to the time the patient is given a bed on a ward.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Number of patients admitted through major (type 1) A&E, waiting time for patients to be placed in a bed.
Variables

Admission through major Accident & Emergency departments, NHS organisations in England (number of patients admitted through major (type 1) A&E, number and percentage of patients placed in bed in a ward within 2 hours of a decision to admit, number and percentage of patients placed in bed in a ward within 2 to 4 hours of a decision to admit, number and percentage of patients not placed in bed in a ward within 4 hours of a decision to admit)

Keywords
Waiting times, accident and emergency, admissions, beds, NHS, counts
Identifier Variables
SHA, PCT, NHS trust, NHS foundation trust
Economic/Subject Categories
Activity
Area of Health System
Secondary care
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Department of Health
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

All A&E admissions

Availability
Department of Health
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.dh.gov.uk/[…]/DH_079092
Contact
unify2@dh.gsi.gov.uk