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Referral to treatment times

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  • Release date: 9 July 2015
  • Period covered: May 2015
  • Next update: 13 August 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 May, a total of 435,020 patients were waiting for the start of their treatment. Of those patients, 83.8 per cent had been waiting less than 26 weeks and 94.1 per cent had been waiting less than 36 weeks from the date the referral letter was received in the hospital.
  • A total of 85,108 patients were treated during May. Of those patients, 77.6 per cent were treated within 26 weeks and 90.5 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