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Waiting times in Emergency Units hit new high

The NHS in England has missed its four-hour A&E wait target for the past three months with performance dropping to its lowest level for a decade.

Just 91.8% of patients were seen in four hours between January and March – below the 95% target.

That is the worst three-month performance since the target was introduced at the end of 2004.

The figures were widely expected as the weekly performance has been below 95% since September.

It also means the target has been missed overall for the whole of 2014-15.

Read more at BBC Health.

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