'Nowhere else commits to four hours in A&E'
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Jeremy Hunt casts doubt on NHS's four-hour A&E target

Patients attending A&E units with less serious problems may no longer be guaranteed to be seen in four hours, the health secretary has suggested.

Currently, every patient who goes to an accident and emergency department should be seen in four hours.

But hospitals have been struggling to achieve that - the target has not been met since the summer of 2015.

  • 09 Jan 2017
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