NHS performance figures – February 2019

By Blackwater Law

NHS England have released the latest performance data for NHS trusts in England.

Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours highest figures

Just five trusts managed to achieve 100% in this category: Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust. The majority of these are mental health trusts.

At the other end of the scale we have St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust with just 67.3% of A&E patients being dealt with in the 4 hour target.

Percentage of A&E attendances dealth with in 4 hours lowest figures

December 2018 data has also been released for the Percentage of patients waiting more than 6 weeks for a diagnostic test.
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has the highest rate at just under 25%.

Percentage of patients waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test graph

December data is also available for the number of patients receiving their first treatment for cancer within 62 days of the initial GP referral.
Specialist cancer provider, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has the lowest 62 day referral rate at 53.7%, well below the target of 85%.

Graph showing hospitals with the lowest percentage of patients treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral

The Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust had the highest number of cancelled critical operations throughout December 2018.

Graph showing trusts with the greatest incidents of cancelled critical operations

For the period of October to December 2018, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust had the highest number of cancelled elective operations.

Graph showing the NHS trusts with the greatest percentage of cancelled elective operations

You can see the latest data for your local trust by using our NHS Performance Tracker.

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