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A&E clinical quality indicators: Implementation guidance and data definitions

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    17 December 2010
  • Publication format:
    A4, Electronic only
  • Gateway reference:
    15321, 15322, 15880
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

This is the implementation guidance for the new A&E clinical quality indicators, which will be introduced in April 2011, replacing the 4-hour standard. The measures will provide a comprehensive view of the quality of care across the A&E departments in England, including outcomes, clinical effectiveness, safety, experience and timeliness.

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