A&E Waiting Times and Activity

The Weekly A&E collection collects the total number of attendances in the week for all A&E types, including Minor Injury Units and Walk-in Centres, and of these, the number discharged, admitted or transferred within four hours of arrival.

Also included are the number of admissions via A&E, and any waits of over four hours for admission following decision to admit.

Data are shown at provider organisation level, from NHS Trusts, NHS Foundation Trusts and Independent Sector Organisations.

Data for this collection is available back to November 2010.

In addition, the Health and Social Care Information Centre publish more detailed data on A&E attendances that is broken down by age and diagnosis. This includes monthly A&E Quality Indicators and an annual publication.

Weekly Data and Quarterly Aggregates

Weekly A&E Sitreps 2014-15
Weekly A&E Sitreps 2013-14
Weekly A&E Sitreps 2012-13
Weekly A&E Sitreps 2011-12
Weekly A&E Sitreps 2010-11

Pre-Release Access List

Pre-release access list Weekly A&E (PDF, 62K)

Archived Quarterly A&E data

A&E Data was also collected quarterly up until Q2 2011-12. The data collection started in 2001-02 and contains a more detailed breakdown of A&E data.
Quarterly A&E data can be found here


Emergency Care Weekly Guidance v1.0 (DOC, 178K)

Contact Us

For further information about the published statistics, please contact us at:

Analytical Service (Operations)
NHS England
Room 5E15
Quarry House
Leeds LS2 7UE
Great Britain
Email: unify2@dh.gsi.gov.uk