Appointment and Admission Waits

New Appointment and Admission Waits by Specialty - As at: 15/09/2019

For patients first seen/admitted between 28/07/2019 and 08/09/2019.

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 2 8 - -
Cardiac Surgery 6 9 14 14
Cardiology 8 18 22 59
Clinical Allergy 20 23 - -
Clinical Biochemistry 7 26 - -
Clinical Haematology 9 18 - -
Clinical Immunology 4 17 - -
Clinical Oncology 3 4 - -
Colorectal Surgery 6 24 19 50
Congenital Heart Disease 15 21 - -
Dermatology 5 16 15 19
Diabetic Medicine 5 15 - -
Endocrinology 9 29 - -
Endoscopy - - 13 15
ENT 6 13 14 30
Gastroenterology 6 29 5 5
General Medicine 8 15 0 0
General Surgery 4 13 19 43
Geriatric Medicine 10 13 - -
Gynae - Colposcopy 3 5 - -
Gynae - Hysteroscopy 6 10 - -
Gynaecology 1 8 27 45
Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery 4 12 14 53
Hepatology 5 8 - -
Lumbar Spine 3 4 - -
Maxillo Facial Surgery 5 10 11 18
Medical Oncology 1 1 - -
Nephrology 4 5 - -
Neurology 16 25 11 14
Neurophysiology 5 11 - -
Neuropsychology 21 38 - -
Neurosurgery 6 49 8 50
Nuclear Medicine 2 2 - -
Obstetrics 1 2 - -
Oesophago-Gastric Surgery 4 10 43 55
Ophthalmology 6 16 21 38
Optician 7 19 - -
Orthodontics 13 22 - -
Orthopaedics 4 18 15 49
Orthoptist 9 14 - -
Paediatric Neurodisability 4 14 - -
Paediatrics 4 14 - -
Pain Management 14 18 26 51
Palliative Medicine 0 1 - -
Plastic Surgery 4 12 12 46
Rheumatology 6 32 12 30
Speech & Language Therapy 4 5 - -
Thoracic Medicine 23 47 - -
Thoracic Surgery 3 6 - -
Trauma 1 2 - -
Upper GI Surgery - - 28 40
Uro - Gynaecology 7 13 - -
Uro - Infertility 3 16 - -
Urology 7 23 30 57
Vascular Surgery 5 10 12 51

 

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