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Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL31, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government when the 12-hour waiting times from the time of arrival at an Emergency Department will be published.

Answered on

25 May 2021

NHS England and NHS Improvement are considering a 12 hour measure in emergency departments as part of its clinically-led review of standards and have undertaken a public consultation. They will respond in due course. All emergency departments are collecting data.