Essential facts, stats and quotes relating to urgent care

Published on: 17th August 2015 | Updated on: 28th March 2022

This page contains facts, stats and quotes that LPC members may find useful when writing business cases or developing resources to support the commissioning of urgent care services.

This page is ‘work in progress’ and will continue to be updated with new facts, stats and quotes.

Facts, stats and quotes on other topics can be accessed on the Essential facts, stats and quotes page.

Quality Watch, Focus on A&E attendances why are patients waiting longer? (July 2014)

  • Every minute of every day, an average of 40 people arrive at A&E departments in England. 

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