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West Country A&E waiting times revealed

The latest figures released this morning for December show Plymouth's Derriford Hospital performed the worst. Photo: ITV News

All of the hospitals in Devon and Cornwall have failed to meet the Government target to see Accident and Emergency patients.

The latest figures released this morning for December show Plymouth's Derriford Hospital performed worst, seeing just 79% of patients within a four hour period.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital also fared badly, with around one in five people not being seen within the same time frame.

Seven out of nine hospitals in the West failed to meet the target. Credit: ITV News

Seven out of nine hospitals in the West failed to meet the target for seeing 95% of Accident and Emergency patients in a targeted time frame.

Southmead Hospital performed the worst, seeing just 70% of patients within four hours.

The RUH in Bath also fared badly, with almost one in four people not being seen in time.

Here are the figures for the percentage of A&E patients seen within the time period in December 2017. These are compared to the same time period in 2016.

Hospitals in the South West

  • Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 96.40% (2017) / 98.90% (2016)
  • Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust - 88.5% (2017) / 94.60% (2016)
  • Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust - 79.30% (2017) / 84.10% (2016)
  • Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust - 82.70% (2017) / 81.60% (2016)
  • Royal Devon And Exeter NHS Foundation Trust - 87.20% (2017) / 92.20% (2016)
  • Taunton And Somerset NHS Foundation Trust - 86.70% (2017) / 91.50% (2016)
  • Torbay And South Devon NHS Foundation Trust - 88.30% (2017) / 86.60% (2016)
  • Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 95.60% (2017) / 94.00% (2016)

Hospitals in the West

  • Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 90.80% (2017) / 71.40% (2016)
  • Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 81.50% (2017) / 82.00% (2016)
  • North Bristol NHS Trust - 70.30% (2017) / 78.00% (2016)
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust - 76.90% (2017) / 85.90% (2016)
  • Taunton And Somerset NHS Foundation Trust - 86.70% (2017) / 91.50% (2016)
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust - 85.30% (2017) / 78.00% (2016)
  • Weston Area Health NHS Trust - 80.20% (2017) / 66.60% (2016)
  • Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 95.60% (2017) / 94.00% (2016)
  • Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 96.40% (2017) / 98.90% (2016)