I don’t recognise the source of these graphs but they are based on data from official NHS statistics (sources below) and can thus be checked. I’ve checked the more recent figures. In the light of the recent attempts of the Scottish media to construct a ‘meltdown’ here, the images are very useful.
Note that these are the figures for only Type 1 English A&E departments. Only these have consultants within them and only these are comparable with A&E departments elsewhere in the UK. According to the BBC [and me[: ‘The Scottish figures are compiled separately to the NHS figures in England but are “broadly comparable” to type 1 emergencies south of the border. The NHS England also publishes a figure which includes walk-in clinics, minor injury units and specialist emergency units.’However, even when we allow the inclusion of all types of English ‘A&E departments’, we see this:
Here’s where I got them. Thanks to Alan Sharpe for drawing my attention to them.
Here are the sources for some of the data used in the graphs if you’d like to check them. for NHS England:
You’ll get the Scottish data here but it’s published weekly so you’d have to add up monthly figures to compare with the graphs.