A target states that 95 percent of patients attending A&E should be seen within four hours of arrival
14 January, 2018, 11:48
NHS England's acute care director said hospitals were being given the "time and space" to manage January pressures.
In 2015, the health secretary Jeremy Hunt said that charges were a possibility but this was later ruled out by David Cameron.
The news comes as the NHS across the country responds to a seasonal crisis with patients said to be at risk in overcrowded hospitals, due to a deluge of patients.
Office workers have been volunteering to help out colleagues in hospitals and GP practices by taking on administrative and cleaning roles over the next five days.
"There are now more doctors, nurses and other clinicians available at the end of a phone to give advice and guidance to users of the 111 service".
NHS England has even given the green light for hospitals to put patients in mixed sex wards if they must.
NHS bosses have fined the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust £28,800 for the failings.
The measures from the health body were announced following a meeting of its National Emergency Pressures Panel, chaired by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh.
Britain's healthcare system is reeling under pressure from limited staff, limited funds, and increasing number of patients during winter months.
"If people do come to A&E and it is not an emergency they will have a long wait as we will prioritise the sickest patients".
"We're saying actually we want to do this in a measured, structured way so we set up an independent group of very senior doctors who look at the latest information, the pressures in the system, what's happening with flu and so on".
"The NHS needs to take further action to increase capacity and minimise disruptive last-minute cancellations. That is why we are making these further recommendations".
The volume of calls has increased partly because the population is rising and ageing and patients are finding it increasingly hard to see a GP.
"East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has spent a number of weeks preparing our services in the run up to winter".
One of the NHS's most experienced chief executives, Andrew Foster of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, told Sky News he had never seen such demand. Dr Adrian Boyle of The Royal College of Emergency Medicine said the situation could lead to "avoidable deaths" and that "everybody is struggling at the moment".
He said: "Combined with regular first-hand reports of worsening conditions in hospitals, including growing numbers of patients being treated on trolleys in corridors, it is clear how badly patients are losing out".
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