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Waiting times at A and E on the increase

Thu, 14 Apr 2016


Waiting times in Accident and Emergency are on the rise - with people waiting over three hours for medical treatment.

That's according to the Health and Social Care Minister who's confirmed people have to wait at Noble's Hospital for an average of three hours and six minutes.

That's an increase of one hour and 30 minutes since 2013 - the time factors in triage, treatment and either admission to hospital or a discharge.

Michael MHK Alf Cannan raised the issue in the House of Keys this week saying he thinks the problem's actually worse:

 

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