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A&E units in England miss four-hour target

The NHS in England has missed its four-hour A&E waiting time for the first time this winter, new figures have revealed.

In the last week, 94.8% of patients were seen within four hours compared to 95.6% the week before. The target is 95%.

For the last three years, individual weekly figures have fallen below 95% before Christmas. Jane Dreaper reports.

  • 13 Dec 2013
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