The Board and PHA are continuing to take forward a programme of work with all Trusts to bring about a step change in A&E performance.
There has been a significant month on month improvement in performance for this standard with particularly large reductions in breaches within Belfast Trust. The majority of the breaches in July are within Northern Trust also these are reduced from June 2012. It should also be noted that Northern Trust was the only Trust to have an increase in A&E attendances between June and
July 2012 (from 9503 to 9799 attendances).
The Board (HSCB) and PHA are continuing to take forward a programme
HSCB of work with all Trusts to bring about a step change in A&E
performance and the Northern Trust position will be addressed as
part of this process.