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)

Treated
(Admitted)

Average
(Mean)

Average
(Mean)

100 - General Surgery

8

23.8

101 - Urology

16

14.9

110 - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Hips 6; Foot & Ankle 4; Shoulder 6; Paeds 25; Knees:5 Hands 7;
Spines 14

17.2

120 - ENT

24

19.4

130 - Ophthalmology

General 36; Cataract 8

15.7

140 - Oral Surgery

18

36.0

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

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Medicine

Wait in Weeks

Outpatients
(GP Referred)

Treated
(Admitted)

Average
(Mean)

Average
(Mean)

301 - Gastroenterology

16

-

302 - Endocrinology

18

-

307 - Diabetic Medicine

18

-

320 - Cardiology

25

17.9

330 - Dermatology

Not currently booking routine

-

340 - Respiratory Medicine

18

-

400 - Neurology

18

-

410 - Rheumatology

15

-

430 - Geriatric Medicine

12

-

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

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Women and Children

Wait in Weeks

Outpatients
(GP Referred)

Treated
(Admitted)

Average
(Mean)

Average
(Mean)

103 - Breast Surgery

2

11.3

502 - Gynaecology

10

18.4

420 - Paediatrics

General 12; Allergy 14; Cardiology 16;

-

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

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