Posts Tagged ‘Targets’

A&E performance declines with fears of a long winter ahead for the NHS

The NHS recorded its worst second quarter performance against the 4-hour A&E wait target since since records began, official data reveals. Furtherm...

NHS figures reveal an “unsustainable system” with rising demand and missed targets

Rising demand has made the health system “unsustainable” with extra funding and a new model of care needed. These are the conclusions of health expe...

Levels of NHS performance expected and savings demanded are beyond reach, report says

NHS trusts must be set more realistic productivity targets given the current demand for their services, a report concludes. The report by NHS Providers ...

Cash-strapped NHS delivers worst ever performance against key waiting targets

The latest NHS performance figures reveal the worst ever four-hour emergency care stats with just 76.9% of patients being seen within that time at major em...

One in 11 posts in NHS England are currently unfilled, official figures reveal

The NHS is suffering from high staff vacancy rates and a growing deficit, official NHS performance figures reveal. One in 11 posts in NHS England are cu...

NHS performance figures decline as flu and winter pressures bite

Hospital corridors have become the new wards with the NHS recording its worst performance against the four-hour A&E waiting target last month. That...

“Our Emergency Departments are not just under pressure, but in a state of emergency”

Recent figures on A&E performance bear out the repeated warnings of the College and others, and make it clear that patients are suffering due to inadeq...

A message to the media – please start covering the real plight of the NHS

Dear Journalists, As an A&E consultant I am writing to ask for your help. Up and down the country our A&E departments are in melt down, our s...

NHS elective care being rationed to prop up deteriorating A&E waiting time performance

A&E performance against the four-hour wait target stands at just 82.45% - 12.55 percentage points lower than the 95% standard, as the NHS enters winter...

“Ministers must listen to NHS leaders and put the service on a sustainable footing”

NHS England has warned the government that it can no longer guarantee the delivery of national performance standards. The warning came at NHS England’...

Trusts continue to miss A&E waiting time targets as winter approaches

Trusts are falling short of NHS England’s intentions for them to hit A&E waiting time targets and experts warn patients are likely to face unacceptab...