How the Trust is performing

The Trust collects data each month to monitor how we are performing in key areas. See below for our most recently available figures. Further information can be found in the monthly Trust board performance report.

Performance against key targets

National standard January 2022 February 2022 March 2022 April 2022 May 2022 June 2022 July 2022
A&E: Trust overall 76.0% 76.0% 71.9% 75% 72.8% 70.7% 71.1%
A&E: UHL 76.6% 76.6% 76.9% 78.3% 76.6% 73.8% 75.2%
A&E: QEH 75.6% 75.3% 70.7% 72.6% 70% 68.3% 67.9%
18-week referral 61.2% 63.5% 63.4% 63.1% 62.9% 61% 60.2%
Cancer two-week wait 71.3% 72.1% 68.4% 76% 84.3% 78.8% 78.6%
Cancer 62-day wait 72.8% 81.0% 79.9% 78.1% 78.9% 69.1% 72.1%
Cases of MRSA 0 0 0 0 1   0
Cases of C difficile 2 1 1 2 5 2 4


The standards explained

A&E four-hour wait The national standard is that 95 per cent of all patients attending A&E should be treated, admitted or discharged within four hours.

18-week referral to treatment 92% of patients waiting to start elective treatment should have waited less than 18 weeks.

Cancer two-week wait 93% of urgent cancer outpatient referrals should be seen within 14 days.

Cancer 62-day standard 85% of patients should begin treatment within 62 days of being referred by their GP.

MRSA The Trust should have no cases of this hospital acquired infection.

C. difficile Cases of this hospital acquired infection should not exceed 27 cases per year.