Posts Tagged ‘Targets’

PAC Committee report on NHS waiting times: all the key reaction

Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, said: “This report confirms the bleak reality of what we already knew: that the NHS is taking...

NHS England must “fill in the gaps in its understanding of waiting times”

A committee of MPs says its unacceptable that more and more patients are being let down by the NHS’s continued failure to meet deadlines for waiting time...

NHS misses key targets by the largest margin on record, new analysis shows

An analysis of NHS figures suggests that the pressure on the service hit new highs last winter, and key targets were missed by the largest margin on record...

Royal college fears NHS England changes to 4-hour A&E targets

A royal college has reacted with consternation to NHS England plans to significantly change the four-hour target in A&E. President of the Royal Coll...

NHS providers financial troubles continue as Long-Term Plan approaches

NHS providers will be starting next year – when the Long-Term Plan is introduced – in financial trouble, new figures suggest. The quarterly performa...

“NHS needs up to 10,000 more beds to meet demand pressures this winter”

Hospital A&E departments in England are on course for their worst winter on record and that up to 10,000 additional hospital beds will be needed for pa...

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...