HC Deb 14 September 2004 vol 424 cc1504-5W
Mr Watts

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average waiting time for accident and emergency department services in St Helens and Knowsley Hospital Trust was for each year from 1997 to 2004. [184619]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The information requested is not collected; information is collected for the percentage of patients spending four hours or less in accident and

Total time spent in A&E from arrival to admission, transfer or discharge. National Health Service organisations in England, 2003–04, January to March (quarter 4)
Major A&E (type 1 only) All A&E f Mill Will Wic (Type 1,2,3)
Year Quarter Strategic health authority Organisation identifier Name Total attendances Percentage of partients who spent less than four hours in A&E Total attendances Percentage of patients who spent less than four hours in A&E
2003–04 4 England 3,059,698 90.6 4,009,142 92.7
2003–04 4 Q15 RBN St. Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust 21,140 88.0 25,680 90
Department of Health dataset QMAE
Status: Published 16 July 2004