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Referral to treatment times

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  • Release date: 9 October 2014
  • Period covered: August 2014
  • Next update: 13 November 2014
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 August, a total of 438,591 patients were waiting for the start of their treatment. Of those patients, 86.0 per cent had been waiting less than 26 weeks and 95.4 per cent had been waiting less than 36 weeks from the date the referral letter was received in the hospital.
  • A total of 74,406 patients were treated during August. Of those patients, 79.5 per cent were treated within 26 weeks and 91.5 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.

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Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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