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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

7

28

101 - Urology

24

19.1

110 - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle 3; Hips 6; Knee 6; Paeds 20; Spine 17; Hands 8; Shoulder 6

21

120 - ENT

General 15; Paeds 21

23.6

130 - Ophthalmology

Cataracts 17; Med Ret 18; DES 18; Lids 12; Glaucoma 26; General 36

14.2

140 - Oral Surgery

20+

38.9

** 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

10

-

302 - Endocrinology

13

-

307 - Diabetic Medicine

7

-

320 - Cardiology

25

16.1

330 - Dermatology

-

-

340 - Respiratory Medicine

13

-

400 - Neurology

20

-

410 - Rheumatology

-

-

430 - Geriatric Medicine

-

-

** 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

 

502 - Gynaecology

9

 

420 - Paediatrics

General 13;Cardio 18; Allergy 15

-

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

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