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Referral to treatment times

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  • Release date: 12 February 2015
  • Period covered: December 2014
  • Next update: 12 March 2015
A monthly report showing information on the number of people treated within 26 weeks of the date a referral letter was received in the hospital.

Key points

  • By the end of December, a total of 420,485 patients were waiting for the start of their treatment. Of those patients, 85.1 per cent had been waiting less than 26 weeks and 95.0 per cent had been waiting less than 36 weeks from the date the referral letter was received in the hospital.
  • A total of 79,460 patients were treated during December. Of those patients, 81.0 per cent were treated within 26 weeks and 92.6 per cent were treated within 36 weeks of the date the referral letter was received in the hospital.

Information on specialties not covered by referral to treatment times reporting is also presented in the release.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5043
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk