Emergency Care Waiting Times

Details information on the time spent waiting in emergency care departments in Northern Ireland. Emergency care waiting times by type of department is also presented to allow users to compare similar types of ED’s in Northern Ireland, i.e. Type 1, 2 or 3 departments. It reports on the performance of health and social care trusts and hospitals against the ministerial targets for emergency care departments in Northern Ireland.

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Creation Date October 19, 2017, 08:56 (UTC)
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  • Climatology / Meteorology / Atmosphere
  • Health

Information on emergency care waiting times is collected monthly using the emergency care waiting times return (EC1). Data providers are supplied with a technical guidance document outlining the methodologies that should be used in the collection of this data. This document can be accessed at the following link: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/emergency-care-activity-returns-and-guidance

Frequency of Update Quarterly
Contact Name Hospital Information Branch
Contact Email HIB.Returns@health-ni.gov.uk
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