This month we have seen the worst A&E waiting times ever recorded. In one London Trust we saw the number of patients waiting longer than four hours drop to 56%. Only four trusts achieved the target. Ambulance response times have fallen to critical levels. In some boroughs Ambulances are reaching the most serious incidence in 8 minutes less than half the time. Last month over 2,000 of Ambulances waited outside A&Es over 30 minutes. Croydon University Hospital trust has declared a major internal incident, the London Ambulance Service has appealed for help from neighbouring services while individuals are left hours for help to arrive.
Whatever the causes does the Mayor consider it time to call the situation in London's NHS, Ambulance Service and A&E departments a crisis?