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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 October 2020.

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

Main points

At the end of October 2020

  • 116,739 patient pathways, where the patient was assessed as Health Risk Factor R1, were waiting for an outpatient appointment (excludes those who do not have a target date allocated).
  • 44.3% patient pathways, assessed as R1, were waiting within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date.

During October 2020

  • 13,684 appointments were attended where the patient had been assessed as Health Risk Factor R1 (excludes those who did not have a target date allocated).
  • 61.5% of appointments attended, assessed as R1, had waited within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date.

Data

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Contact

Helen Roberts

Telephone: 0300 025 8871

Media

Telephone: 0300 025 8099