Patients & Visitors

Outpatients

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)


Admitted

(Total Pathway)


Indicative

Indicative

100 - General Surgery

14.0

27.3

101 - Urology

12.0

18.5

Trauma & Orthopaedics Major Joints

Hips 12;
Knees: 8

23.5;
22.6

110 - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle 10 ; Shoulders 9;
Paeds 26; Hands 6;
Spine 10

18.0

120 - ENT

Adults 24; Paeds 20

35.9

Ophthalmology surgical pathway

Cataracts 12;
Lids 5

16.0;
14.0

130 - Ophthalmology

General 4; Corneal 2;
Glaucoma 18;
Medical Retina 10;
Paeds 16

14.0

140 - Oral Surgery

18.0

26.8

** 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

30

-

302 - Endocrinology

13

-

307 - Diabetic Medicine

10

-

320 - Cardiology

18

37.2

330 - Dermatology

42

-

340 - Respiratory Medicine

18

-

400 - Neurology

General 22; Headache 22

-

430 - Geriatric Medicine

6

-

** 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

-

12.6

502 - Gynaecology

9

23.4

420 - Paediatrics

General 22; Allergy 18;
Cardiology 18

14.9

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

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