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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Accident and Emergency Departments: Greater London more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to help achieve the 95 per cent four hour A&E waiting time target in (a) Lewisham borough and (b) London. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-21more like thismore than 2019-02-21
star this property answer text <p>NHS Improvement is working closely with Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust to achieve delivery of the 95% four hour accident and emergency (A&amp;E) standard. Several steps are in place to support the Trust, including monthly oversight meetings between NHS Improvement’s senior leadership team and the Trust’s chief executive team to review performance; provision of NHS Improvement staff for on-site support to review long-stay patients and discharge those who are medically fit to be discharged; and work with mental health providers and the London Ambulance Service to support appropriate placement of mental health patients as well as improve patient handover performance. The Trust also received £500,000 of capital to develop and open a crisis café at the University Hospital Lewisham site, to help prevent avoidable mental health attendances at A&amp;E.</p><p>There are multiple actions underway to support reductions in waiting times for patients in London Emergency Departments. The London Urgent and Emergency Care programme and the Emergency Care Intensive Support Team provide dedicated expertise and support to several trusts<ins class="ministerial"><sup>1</sup></ins>. In addition, circa £26 million of extra capital investment was allocated to trusts across London to increase beds, emergency department capacity, same day emergency care and acute mental health services ahead of winter.</p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial"><sup>1</sup>Lewisham and Greenwich, Kings’ College Hospital, Hillingdon, London North West, Imperial, Barking Havering and Redbridge, Barts, Whittingdon, North Middlesex and University College London Hospital.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond remove filter
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less than 2019-02-21T15:18:21.57Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-21T15:18:21.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this