emergency activity

emergency activity

A term of art referring to patient “traffic” in A&E (UK), which ranges from minor walk-in injuries to life-threatening accidents.
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Accident and emergency activity statistics released by ISD Scotland have shown that the percentage of patients seen within the four hour target is at its lowest level since March 2015.
Pall Mall was again the centre of emergency activity yesterday after five more World War II devices were unearthed - bringing the total to seven after Monday's discoveries.
Some health boards decided they would reduce the amount of planned activity to be sure they could deal with higher levels of emergency activity that they faced.
Emergency activity should not be affected, but the office won't be able to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications for regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until the office is able to reopen.
You will also learn about using data and working with clinicians to understand and address variation in referrals and emergency activity.
There are major challenges in managing unprecedented levels of demand - pressure that translates into more emergency activity, making it more difficult to achieve targets for treatment times and service access," he said.
Lorraine Lambert, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust's chief executive, said: "South Tyneside District Hospital is currently experiencing an unprecedented volume of emergency activity which has, sadly, resulted in us having to cancel all planned surgery as we have no beds available.
Members of the public passing the scene were aghast at what was happening and at the sheer scale of emergency activity.
Worcestershire hospitals are struggling due to changes in contract income and emergency activity with all expenditure under review.
Bob Williams, Acting Chief Executive for the NWAS, said: "Similar to other ambulance trusts and health service providers across the region, we are facing significant challenges due to a higher than normal level of emergency activity.
Before the emergency activity starts, the policy-maker usually gives the value [a.
It will deal only with planned appointments, so it should not be affected by increases in emergency activity which in hospitals can result in operations being cancelled.
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