November 21 ongoing to become busy, about 45 ambulances coming in the A&Es by mid-day.
“We realize that our performance from the A&E target is nowhere near where we would like it to be, but our first priority would be to ensure our people are treated securely and appropriately,” she stated.
Considering the figures bosses at trust, which manages Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital Telford, have stated their main concern would be to ensure people are treated “securely and appropriately”.
On November 20, 426 patients attended the trust’s emergency departments in Shrewsbury and Telford – the same as 18 people an hour or so, every hour.
Recently released figures demonstrated that just 73.3 percent of patients at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s A&E departments have been seen within four hrs – underneath the national target of 95 percent and national average of 90 percent.
NHS 111 can also be open to provide medical help fast when it isn’t a 999 emergency.