Last week, 60.4 per cent of those attending FVRH were not treated, admitted or discharged within the four hour guidelines. The Scottish average was 67.4 per cent.
In the same week in January 2021, 85.2 per cent of patients were seen in the four hour timeframe.
Of the 980 people who arrived at A&E in Larbert last week, 388 waited more than four hours, 58 more than eight hours and ten waited over 12 hours.
The Scottish Government’s target of 95 per cent of patients being attended to within four hours has not been met since July 2020 and the 67.4% seen in that time during the week ending January 9 is the lowest ever recorded.
Last week NHS Forth Valley announced it was putting non-urgent surgery on hold for up to six weeks due to high numbers of staff shortages across the hospital site.
They said it had not been an easy decision to take but was necessary to “free up staff to support critical health services”.