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Your Outpatient Appointment

Waiting Times

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

6.0

19.4

101 - Urology

8.0

9.6

110 - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Hips 5; Foot & Ankle 5; Shoulders 6; Paeds 26; Knees:10 Hands 4;
Spines 10

26.9

120 - ENT

19.0

18.7

130 - Ophthalmology

General 15; Cataracts 14;
Medical Retina 24

14.1

140 - Oral Surgery

18.0

31.0

** 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

18

-

302 - Endocrinology

18

-

307 - Diabetic Medicine

18

-

320 - Cardiology

25

9.8

330 - Dermatology

30

-

340 - Respiratory Medicine

18

-

400 - Neurology

16

-

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

-

7.8

502 - Gynaecology

10

14.8

420 - Paediatrics

General 12; Allergy 14; Cardiology 16

-

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

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