A&E waiting time targets missed

The two headline targets for patients waiting in Accident and Emergency departments in Wales were missed in June, according to new figures. The Welsh Government says health boards are "moving in the right direction" over A&E pressures.

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483 patients waited more than 12 hours in A&E in June

The targets for the number of patients being seen in Accident and Emergency departments within four and 12 hours were missed in June.

New patients spending less than four hours in all emergency care facilities from arrival, until admission, transfer or discharge:

  • Target - 95 percent
  • Figure for June - 92.9 percent

Patients spending 12 hours or more from arrival until admission, transfer or discharge in June 2013:

  • Target - "eradication"
  • Figure for June - 483

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