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

10.0

17.9

101 - Urology

10.0

9.0

Trauma & Orthopaedics Major Joints

Hips 5;
Knees:8

11.5;
17

110 - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle 5; Shoulders 6; Paeds 18; Hands 4;
Spines 10

12.0

120 - ENT

20.0

19.2

Ophthalmology surgical pathway

Cataracts 7;
Lids 9

7.4;
3.3

130 - Ophthalmology

General 9; Glaucoma 22;
Medical Retina 24; Paeds 11

10.6

140 - Oral Surgery

30.0

28.8

** 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

12

-

320 - Cardiology

30

11.0

330 - Dermatology

42

-

340 - Respiratory Medicine

16

-

400 - Neurology

18

-

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)

Admitted

Average
(Mean)

Average

103 - Breast Surgery

-

7.2

502 - Gynaecology

16.0

16.5

420 - Paediatrics

General 12; Allergy 14;
Cardiology 16

-

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

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