More patients visited A&E at Royal United Hospitals Bath last month, with demand rising above the levels seen over the same period last year.
NHS England figures show 7,868 patients visited A&E at Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust in October.
That was a rise of 2% on the 7,706 visits recorded during September, and 16% more than the 6,768 patients seen in October 2020.
The figures show attendances were above the levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic – in October 2019, there were 7,728 visits to A&E at Royal United Hospitals Bath.
The majority of attendances last month were via major A&E departments – those with full resuscitation equipment and 24-hour consultant-led care – while 7% 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 Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust:
There were 20 booked appointments, up from five in September
59% of arrivals were seen within four hours, against an NHS target of 95%
695 patients waited longer than four hours for treatment following a decision to admit
Separate NHS Digital data reveals that in September:
The median time to treatment was 103 minutes
Around 7% of patients left before being treated