National A&E Dashboard User Guide


This guide helps users access and navigate the National A&E dashboard dashboard with descriptions on metrics and screens.

What is the National A&E Dashboard?

The National A&E Dashboard has been developed to provide a consolidated view of A&E information and can be shared between various central NHS bodies. 

This gives providers a consistent understanding of A&E performance through the collection of daily situation report (SitRep) data, and enables the NHS to identify pressure points in the system and intervene accordingly.

Data is submitted by trusts on a daily basis for the previous 24 hours of activity (midnight to 11:59pm) and snapshots of the data are taken at 8am. Trusts submit this data in the morning and submissions close in the afternoon for reporting purposes.

User guide to the National A&E Dashboard

Our guide is intended for anyone using the A&E dashboard for analysing SITREP data, including Providers, NHSE users , NHSI users and various ALBs who have access to dashboard.

Our guide to the A&E dashboard takes user through:

  • how to access the A&E dashboard
  • a quick overview and explanation of key functions
  • details of each screen with screen shots 
  • descriptions about metrics
  • easy navigation tips
  • commonly asked questions

Download the guide below.

National A&E dashboard User Guide PDF, 3.5 MB

User guide to accessing the National A&E Dashboard to SitRep data

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