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Accident and Emergency departments fail to meet targets in England

Accident and emergency departments in England saw 86.7% of patients within four hours in the week ending January 4, failing to meet the 95% target, NHS England said.

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'Each set of NHS statistics worse than the last'

A&E departments have missing their waiting time targets for the 14th week in a row, with just 87% of patients seen within four hours.

Today's figures come as the first private firm to take over the running of an NHS hospital handed back its contract.

ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies reports:

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