ACCIDENT and Emergency waiting time targets are still being missed at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, six months after they were reduced.
The Scottish Government lowered waiting time targets from 98% of patients seen within four hours to an interim 95% target in February.
The latest NHS performance data shows Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) saw 94.7% patients within the target time, ranking 24 out of the 30 Scottish A&E departments.
In contrast, Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital saw 99.6% within four hours, ranking third best in Scotland, and Dr Gray’s in Elgin 99.2%, which was fifth best in Scotland.
An NHS Grampian spokeswoman said the combined performance of the health board’s three A&E departments met the target.
She said: “While Aberdeen Royal Infirmary fell very slightly short of the target, of the 1,135 people who attended the emergency department over those seven days, 1,075 were seen and admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours.”