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Accident and Emergency Departments: Birmingham

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of patients spent more than four hours in accident and emergency departments in Birmingham in each year since 1997. (321536)

The information is not available in the format requested. However, information on the percentage of patients in accident and emergency departments in Birmingham, that were seen within four hours, for 2003-10 is shown in the following table:

Percentage of patients seen within four hours

2003-04

89.7

2004-05

96.8

2005-06

98.2

2006-07

98.2

2007-08

98.4

2008-09

97.9

2009-10

98.2

Note:

The hospitals these data relate to are: Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Source:

Department of Health dataset quarterly monitoring of accident and emergency.