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Accident And Emergency Patients

Volume 407: debated on Thursday 19 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of A and E patients were admitted, transferred or discharged in less than four hours in (a) England, (b) Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby and (c) Scunthorpe District General Hospital in the last year for which figures are available. [116152]

The information requested is not available on an individual hospital site basis. In the third quarter of 2002–03, 78 per cent. of accident and emergency patients in England were admitted, transferred or discharged in less than four hours. In the same period, 88 per cent. of A and E patients at the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals National Health Service Trust were admitted, transferred or discharged in less than four hours.