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Accident and Emergency Departments: Standards

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 108533, tabled on 20 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of patients attending A&E in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England were seen within four hours during each month of 2021.

Answered on

3 March 2022

The following table shows the proportion of patients attending accident and emergency (A&E) in Coventry and seen within four hours during each month of 2021.

January 2021

78.3%

February 2021

81.3%

March 2021

85.3%

April 2021

86.2%

May 2021

81.1%

June 2021

78.4%

July 2021

74.3%

August 2021

74.6%

September 2021

69.6%

October 2021

69.6%

November 2021

70.5%

December 2021

71.8%

Source: This information is taken from; https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/ae-waiting-times-and-activity

The following table shows the proportion of patients attending A&E in the West Midlands and seen within four hours during each month of 2021.

January 2021

76.1%

February 2021

82.5%

March 2021

85.1%

April 2021

85.7%

May 2021

83.0%

June 2021

79.6%

July 2021

76.5%

August 2021

75.7%

September 2021

74.4%

October 2021

74.1%

November 2021

74.0%

December 2021

74.2%

Source: This information is taken from https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/ae-waiting-times-and-activity/

Note:

West Midlands is comprised of Birmingham and Solihull Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP), The Black Country and West Birmingham STP and Coventry and Warwickshire STP.

The following table shows the proportion of patients attending A&E in England seen within four hours during each month of 2021.

January 2021

78.5%

February 2021

83.9%

March 2021

86.1%

April 2021

85.4%

May 2021

83.7%

June 2021

81.3%

July 2021

77.7%

August 2021

77.0%

September 2021

75.2%

October 2021

73.9%

November 2021

74.0%

December 2021

73.3%

Source: This information is taken from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/ae-waiting-times-and-activity/