Waiting times in A&E
The majority of patients who come to A&E are seen and discharged within 2 hours. However the department tends to gets very busy on Mondays and Fridays, when waits can reach 4 hours.
Here is a chart to show the average journey time for patients visiting A&E at different times of the day. The journey time is the moment patient registers in A&E to the moment they leave the department.