Using queuing theory to analyse completion times in accident and emergency departments in the light of the government 4-hour target

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Mayhew, L.; Smith, D.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Actuarial Science & Insurance, City University London
  • Subject: HG

This paper uses a queuing model to evaluate completion times in accident and emergency (A&E) departments in the light of the Government target of completing and discharging 98% of patients inside 4 hours. It illustrates how flows though an A&E can be very accurately rep... View more
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