A&E

Accident & Emergency units are one of the most essential parts of the health service. However, they are under severe pressure, particularly in the winter months, which often leads to A&E being described as a service in crisis. Here we collect our research and analysis examining A&E, patient flow and winter pressures.

Spotlight

Published: 10/10/2019

Nuffield Trust response to today's NHS performance figures 10/10/2019

Press release

Today’s statistics reveal alarming and dramatic increases in A&E waiting times – with waits for planned treatment also getting longer.

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Testing out new targets is a big improvement on the usual directive approach - Nigel Edwards 11/03/2019

Press release

Our response to NHS England’s new review of NHS access standards for A&E, mental health, cancer and referral to treatment.

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What's behind the A&E 'crisis'? 06/03/2015

Briefing

Our third policy briefing in the run up to the General Election 2015 examines the real reasons behind England’s A&E ‘crisis’.

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