Appointment and Admission Waits

New Appointment and Admission Waits by Specialty - As at: 20/10/2019

For patients first seen/admitted between 01/09/2019 and 13/10/2019.

This report details, by specialty, the 50th and the 90th percentile waiting times (in weeks) from date of referral for patients:

  • To be seen in Outpatients for the first time
  • To be admitted as an Inpatient for their first definitive treatment  

Please note:

  • Waiting times for Outpatient Appointments WILL NOT include DNAs and patient-initiated delays
  • Waiting times for Inpatient Admissions WILL include patient-initiated delays
New Appointment and Admission Waits by Specialty
Specialty New Outpatient Appointment First Inpatient Admission for Treatment
50th Percentile 95th Percentile 50th Percentile 95th Percentile
Audiological Medicine 4 8 - -
Breast Surgery 1 6 - -
Cardiac Surgery 2 10 14 14
Cardiology 8 21 26 48
Child Psychology 19 19 - -
Clinical Allergy 12 25 - -
Clinical Biochemistry 7 26 - -
Clinical Haematology 8 22 - -
Clinical Immunology 4 8 - -
Clinical Oncology 1 11 - -
Colorectal Surgery 6 24 21 68
Congenital Heart Disease 13 21 - -
Dermatology 5 16 18 19
Diabetic Medicine 4 22 - -
Endocrinology 8 28 - -
Endoscopy - - 0 9
ENT 5 15 14 42
Gastroenterology 7 36 2 2
General Medicine 8 10 0 0
General Surgery 6 13 18 40
Geriatric Medicine 11 13 - -
Gynae - Colposcopy 3 5 - -
Gynae - Hysteroscopy 7 11 - -
Gynaecology 1 10 37 48
Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery 5 9 15 47
Hepatology 5 9 0 0
Lumbar Spine 3 4 - -
Maxillo Facial Surgery 6 11 10 18
Nephrology 5 8 - -
Neurology 16 26 7 14
Neurophysiology 6 9 - -
Neuropsychology 14 38 - -
Neurosurgery 6 43 8 50
Nuclear Medicine 4 6 - -
Obstetrics 1 2 - -
Oesophago-Gastric Surgery 4 10 47 67
Ophthalmology 6 13 20 30
Optician 4 6 - -
Orthodontics 11 22 - -
Orthopaedics 5 19 18 51
Orthoptist 5 14 - -
Paediatric Neurodisability 7 39 - -
Paediatrics 4 16 - -
Pain Management 15 23 - -
Palliative Medicine 0 1 - -
Plastic Surgery 3 14 10 49
Rheumatology 7 31 - -
Speech & Language Therapy 3 3 - -
Thoracic Medicine 19 45 - -
Thoracic Surgery 4 4 - -
Trauma 1 2 - -
Upper GI Surgery - - 49 61
Uro - Gynaecology 8 13 - -
Uro - Infertility 3 10 - -
Urology 6 27 32 57
Vascular Surgery 5 12 16 55

 

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