Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5493

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5493

Date Request Received: 20/01/2020 08:40:29

Date Request Replied To: 17/02/2020 09:17:06

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Request Summary: Wait times

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
What is the longest period of time a patient has had to wait in A&E from decision to admit to admission in each of the past four financial years, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20
 
Answer To Question 1:
The following information applies to the longest ED wait from Decision to Admit (DTA) to Admission for the given time period.

2016/17
Adult patient waited 718 minutes, waiting for a bed

2017/18
Adult patient waited 719 minutes, waiting for a bed

2018/19
Adult patient waited 719 minutes, waiting to see 1st Doctor/Practitioner

2019/20
Adult patient waited 719 minutes, waiting for a bed
 
Question Number 2:
Was this wait experienced by an adult or a child patient?
 
Answer To Question 2:
Please see answer to Q1.
 
Question Number 3:
What reason is given, if any, for the length of the wait?
 
Answer To Question 3:
Please see answer to Q1.
 
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