Daily Situation Reports are collected from acute trusts include areas such as A&E closures and diverts or bed pressures during winter.
A daily return is collected from acute trusts and provides information about capacity including bed occupancy and availability, demand including A&E attendances and emergency admissions and any A&E closures or diverts in response. Data collection for Winter 2015-16 commenced on 30th November 2015. The first publication was on Friday 11th December.
Official statistics are produced impartially and free from any political influence.