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NHS emergency care system 'confusing and fragmented'

A&E waiting times in England have fallen to their worst level for a decade, figures out on Tuesday show.

The data has been released by NHS England covers the October to December quarter.

It comes amid growing pressures on hospitals with a number declaring "major incidents" in recent days.

Chief Executive of independent health think-tank the King's Fund, Chris Ham, described the urgent and emergency care system as "confusing" and "fragmented".

  • 06 Jan 2015
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