Information on the proportion of patients attending accident and emergency (A and E) departments who were seen, diagnosed and treated within four hours of their arrival is collected at the level of national health service trusts and published quarterly via the Department’s QMAE dataset. This can be compared against the operational standard for A and E waits, which is set at 98 per cent. of patients within four hours.
For the period October to December 2007 (quarter three 2007-08), performance was at 97.3 per cent. for England and 97.2 per cent. for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust (all types of A and E department).
The remaining information requested is not currently available centrally.