- Patients seen in under 4 hours decreased from 79% in Aug 2013 to 76% in Aug 2013
- There was an increase in patients waiting over 12 hours from 96 in Aug 2012 to 145 in Aug 2013
Key Stats for Type 1 A&E performance between Aug 2012 / 2013 show that performance in 2013 was worse:
The total number of complaints received in the financial year, 1 April 2012 - 31 March 2013, was 638 compared with 635 received during the previous financial year (1 April 2011 - 31 March 2012).
Most complaints during 2012/13 were received by letter (36%) or on the Trust’s service user feedback form (36%). Another 25% were received by email. The remainder (3%) were received by telephone, in person or through Trust staff.
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust Spend Over £290 million Purchasing Private Health Care Between 2011/13
According to the accounts for the year 2012/13 there were
More worrying is that according to the same accounts the Northern Trust have set aside over £22 million in provisions for clinical negligence cases that are not resolved yet
A&E and Outpatient Performance Slips In Northern Ireland As Transforming Your Care Begins To Cut Services
Health Trusts Borrow Money From Health Board In Order To Make Savings. This money will have to be paid back on top of making the required savings as per Transforming Your Care and other saving policies
Northern Health & Social Care Trust Spend Over £200 million Purchasing Care From Non - NHS / HSCB Bodies
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