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MSitAE: Accident and Emergency (A&E) attendances and emergency admissions Data Provision Notice
The collection is required to monitor and assess Accident and Emergency performance as set in the NHS Mandate and NHS Constitution (At least 95% of patients should be seen, treated and discharged or admitted within 4 hrs of arrival).
Data and guidance is available at the NHS England website
These statistics are used to provide information to the public and other stakeholders, to highlight where Accident and Emergency performance is an issue, and how it has changed over time. They enable commissioners and NHS England to monitor performance against the national standard.
Scope of the collection
NHS and private providers who provide accident and emergency services or have emergency admissions.
Legal basis for the process of data
Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act.