Table 2

 Changes in proportion of patients waiting over four hours in departments that had introduced (different) measures

nAt baseline (%)In monitoring week (%)At follow up (%)Short term change (baseline to monitoring week)Medium term change (baseline to follow up)
All departments7218.36.611.2−11.7−7.1
Departments making any change
Specific measures taken in departments which made any change
    Increase in senior medical time
    Increase in junior medical time
    Increase in nursing/therapist time
    Increase in non-clinical staff time
    “See and treat”
    Four hour monitor
    Improved speed/access to diagnostic services
    Other changes in triage
    Improved access to beds for admissions
    Other changes to patient discharge