Data on the accident and emergency clinical quality indicators

This is the fifth publication of data on the accident and emergency (A&E) clinical quality indicators, drawn from A&E data within provisional hospital episode statistics. The data relate to A&E attendances in August 2011 and draw on 1.3million detailed records of attendances at major A&E departments, single speciality A&E departments (eg dental A&Es), minor injury units and walk in centres in England.

This report sets out data coverage, data quality and performance information for the following five A&E indicators:

  • Left department before being seen for treatment rate
  • Re-attendance rate
  • Time to initial assessment
  • Time to treatment
  • Total time in A&E

Download the report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre website