Patients & Visitors

RUH Wait Times for First Outpatient Appointment and Admitted Treatment from Point of Referral

  • Outpatient waits indicate the waiting time for a routine referral received at the end of the reported month
  • Average treatment waits are for all patients treated in month including 2 week waits and urgent cases

Surgery

Wait in Weeks

Outpatients
(GP Referred)

Admitted


Indicative

Indicative

100 - General Surgery

6.0

18.6

101 - Urology

5.0

10.8

Trauma & Orthopaedics Major Joints

Hips 6;
Knees:8

10;
15

110 - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle 4; Shoulders 8; Paeds 26; Hands 5;
Spines 7

16.1

120 - ENT

20.0

18.3

Ophthalmology surgical pathway

Cataracts 10;
Lids 10

8.1;
11.8

130 - Ophthalmology

General 9; Glaucoma 26;
Medical Retina 28; Corneal 20; Paeds 10

10.5

140 - Oral Surgery

27.0

30.4

** Figures in grey indicate small numbers - less than 20 patients

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Medicine

Wait in Weeks

Outpatients
(GP Referred)

Admitted

Average
(Mean)

Average

301 - Gastroenterology

27

-

302 - Endocrinology

12

-

307 - Diabetic Medicine

11

-

320 - Cardiology

30

12.2

330 - Dermatology

30

-

340 - Respiratory Medicine

14

-

400 - Neurology

18

-

430 - Geriatric Medicine

8

-

** Figures in grey indicate small numbers - less than 20 patients

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Women and Children

Wait in Weeks

Outpatients
(GP Referred)

Admitted

Average
(Mean)

Average

103 - Breast Surgery

-

9.8

502 - Gynaecology

12

19.3

420 - Paediatrics

General 11; Allergy 11;
Cardiology 10

-

** Figures in grey indicate small numbers - less than 20 patients

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