PERFORMANCE: Emergency admissions have fallen at the trust, bucking the regional trend.

The trust’s year end performance for 2010-11 shows a reduction of 3.3 per cent in emergency admissions at the trust for NHS Stoke on Trent and NHS North Staffordshire patients against trend of increasing emergency admissions across the West Midlands in general. 

However, there was also an overall increase of 4.3 per cent in A&E attendances at the trust last year.