Hospital crisis: Thousands wait more than four hours to be seen at A&E

Full story at Express and Star 11 January 2018

One in five patients arriving at A&E at hospitals in the Black Country and Staffordshire wait more than four hours to be seen, according to latest figures published this week.

The Government has a set-target hospital trusts to admit 95 per cent of patients within four hours.

But in the wake of performance figures for each trust, hospitals appear to be moving further away from the target following a month of severe winter pressure.