If you need to go to A&E, NHS 111 will book an arrival time. This might mean you spend less time in A&E. This also helps with social distancing. You can get help from NHS 111 online or call 111. It's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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What's the meaning of A&E?
abbreviation for. Accident and Emergency (department in hospitals)
What is the average waiting time in A and E?
Note that the four-hour A&E target is for 95% of patients to be seen in four hours, whereas the median represents 50% of patients. In December 2019, the median wait increased to a high of 5 hours 21 minutes.
What is A&E in British hospital?
Accident and emergency (A&E) is deprecated in the United Kingdom but still in common parlance. It is also still in use in Hong Kong. Earlier terms such as 'casualty' or 'casualty department' were previously used officially and continue to be used informally.
When Can I See A&E?
A patient that is unwell and experiencing symptoms such as chest pain should be sent to the A&E immediately. This could be the onset of a heart attack, which requires a doctor or a nurse at the emergency department to assess and treat the patient immediately.
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