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Monthly data on ophthalmology outpatients who were waiting within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date at the end of May 2021.

Should their target data be missed, they are at risk of irreversible harm or significant adverse outcome (Health Risk Factor R1).

At the end of May 2021

  • 122,024 patient pathways, where the patient was assessed as Health Risk Factor R1, were waiting for an outpatient appointment; of those, 121,829 had a target date allocated.
  • 45.8% patient pathways, assessed as R1, were waiting within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date.

During May 2021

  • 18,760 appointments were attended where the patient had been assessed as Health Risk Factor R1; of those, 15,762 had a target date allocated.
  • 64.2% of appointments attended, assessed as R1, had waited within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date.

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Contact

Helen Roberts

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