A+E INITIAL ASSESSMENT TIME

The time a PATIENT is assessed by medical or nursing staff in an ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT to determine priority for treatment. The assessment should be conducted by medical or nursing staff who have received appropriate training in triage.

PATIENTS will be assessed within 15 minutes of their arrival in the A&E Department.

 

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plural A+E INITIAL ASSESSMENT TIMES