Responding to the latest Emergency Department performance figures published by NHS England for December 2022, Dr Adrian Boyle, President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, said: “December’s performance figures are truly shocking, more than 50% of all patients facing waits over four-hours and nearly 55,000 patients facing 12-hour waits from the decision to admit. 12-hour waits from decision to admit obfuscate the truth and are only the tip of the iceberg, we know the reality is far worse. We know that the scale of long-waiting times for Emergency Care is causing harm to patients and is associated with patient

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