Posts Tagged ‘Targets’

Leaked NHS Improvement figures suggest January was worst month for NHS in 13 years

Record numbers of patients spent more than four hours in accident and emergency units in England in January, leaked figures suggest. Last month appears ...

Emergency Departments in the NHS already suffering from increased winter pressures

A report from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine shows that Emergency Departments are already under greater winter pressure than last year – with wi...

NHS faces difficult winter as demand for care increases, report says

Big rises in demand for healthcare mean the NHS is heading into winter with its finances under pressure and performance against several key indicators at t...

“Failure of governments to reform social care has resulted in a failing system”

The fact that the NHS failed to meet so many of its performance targets during August, a month when pressures usually ease, underlines once again the impos...

Numbers breaching 18-week waiting for routine surgery spiral, study says

Waiting times are getting worse, the Patients Association warns, with a study showing the number of people waiting more than 18 weeks for routine surgery n...

NHS targets continue to be missed as patient demand grows, figures reveal

Delays in discharging patients from hospital have risen 23% since June last year, NHS England figures reveal. Every day more than 6,000 patients well en...

NHS England stats: “we see a worrying picture of the extreme pressure hospitals are under”

The number of patients suffering delayed discharge from hospital has hit record levels, according to the latest figures from NHS England. The figures hi...

College outlines worsening winter pressure on A&Es and the solutions

Patient demand, lack of hospital capacity and poor patient flow are to blame for deteriorating performance in Emergency Departments, a report concludes. ...

NHS financial crisis deepens as trusts’ deficit estimated at £2.3 billion

NHS financial crisis deepens as trusts are forecasting an end-of-year net deficit of around £2.3 billion, the latest quarterly monitoring report finds. ...

Action needed on NHS waiting times in Wales, royal college warns

Unacceptably high NHS waiting times in Wales need to be urgently tackled, a Royal College of Surgeons report urges. The report, called The State of Surg...

Prime Minister’s favourite surgeon tells him: “Your NHS policy is crap”

He is the high-flying brain surgeon whose frank memoir moved David Cameron to tears over Christmas. But Henry Marsh, author of Do No Harm, has returned ...