We're coping brilliantly with winter

Posted on Fri, 14/02/2014

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital like all other trusts in the country, is being monitored on it's winter stats for  by the BBC News website.

Gateshead can be proud of the fact that it's hospital is coping admirably over winter and compared to the national stats is doing brilliantly with much lower than national averages for:

  • People waiting more than 4 hours to be admitted (42 against a national average of 131.9
  • Patients waiting on a trolley for between 4-12 hours (0 patients)
  • Ambulance queuing outside ouf A&E (0 ambulances)
  • Operations cancelled (we have only cancelled one against a national average of 8.7)
  • Beds blocked (7 compared to a national average of 102.5)
  • Beds lost to norovirus (0 compared to the national average of 28.1)

 To see how we're doing or to look at how another hospital is doing you can click here to go to the BBC News section.

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