An Accident and Emergency Time Seen For Treatment is the time, recorded using the 24 hour clock, that the PATIENT is seen by a clinical decision maker (someone who can define the management plan and discharge the PATIENT) to diagnose the problem and arrange or start definite treatment as necessary.
For guidance on the use of this data item in the Accident and Emergency Clinical Quality Indicators, further information is available on the Department of Health and Social Care National Archives at: A&E clinical quality indicators: Implementation guidance and data definitions.
This supporting information is also known by these names:
|formerly||A and E Time Seen For Treatment|
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