In February 2021, in Scotland:
86.2% of attendances at A&E services were seen and resulted in a subsequent admission, transfer or discharge within 4 hours.
In England only 77.4% were seen within 4 hours.
The gap is probably even greater because.
- BBC Scotland has accused NHS England of fiddling the figures by selection which departments are included: https://fullfact.org/health/fiddled-accident-emergency-statistics/
- NHS England starts the clock again after patients are admitted while NHS Scotland counts from arrival in A&E: https://inews.co.uk/news/health/nhs-england-covering-up-true-scale-of-12-hour-hospital-waits-1335856