More patients visited A&E at the Bolton Trust last month, with demand rising above the levels seen over the same period last year.
NHS England figures show 11,673 patients visited A&E at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in October.
That was a rise of 1% on the 11,563 visits recorded during September, and 32% more than the 8,826 patients seen in October 2020.
The figures show attendances were above the levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic – in October 2019, there were 10,703 visits to A&E at the Bolton Trust.
The majority of attendances last month were via major A&E departments – those with full resuscitation equipment and 24-hour consultant-led care – while 11% were via minor injury units.
Across England, A&E departments received 2.2 million visits last month.
That was an increase of 2% compared to September, and 36% more than the 1.6 million seen during October 2020.
At Bolton NHS Foundation Trust:
There were 34 booked appointments, down from 101 in September
65% of arrivals were seen within four hours, against an NHS target of 95%
728 patients waited longer than four hours for treatment following a decision to admit
Of those, 80 were delayed by more than 12 hours
Separate NHS Digital data reveals that in September:
The median time to treatment was 69 minutes
Around 4% of patients left before being treated