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This surgical specialty treats diseases and problems affecting the ears, nose, throat, head and neck.

All ear, nose and throat surgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for ear, nose and throat surgery was 254 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 74 254 days unpeered
2012–13 100 202 days unpeered
2011–12 104 171 days unpeered
2010–11 87 197 days unpeered

Myringoplasty: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Myringotomy: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Septoplasty: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for septoplasty was 294 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
In 2010–2012 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.
2013–14 12 294 days unpeered
2012–13 10 251 days unpeered
2011–12 9 - unpeered
2010–11 7 - unpeered

In 2010–2012 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.

Tonsillectomy: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for tonsillectomy was 288 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 34 288 days unpeered
2012–13 38 263 days unpeered
2011–12 40 290 days unpeered
2010–11 37 302 days unpeered

All ear, nose and throat surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for ear, nose and throat surgery at this hospital

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 74 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 100 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 104 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 87 0.0% unpeered

Myringoplasty: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Myringotomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Septoplasty: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for septoplasty at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
In 2010–2012 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.
2013–14 12 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 10 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 9 - unpeered
2010–11 7 - unpeered

Tonsillectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for tonsillectomy at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 34 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 38 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 40 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 37 0.0% unpeered

Surgery on the eyes is called ophthalmological surgery.

All eye surgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for eye surgery was 247 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 145 247 days unpeered
2012–13 145 252 days unpeered
2011–12 148 279 days unpeered
2010–11 147 308 days unpeered

Cataract extraction: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for cataract extraction was 247 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 144 247 days unpeered
2012–13 145 252 days unpeered
2011–12 148 279 days unpeered
2010–11 147 308 days unpeered

All eye surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for eye surgery at this hospital

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 145 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 145 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 148 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 147 0.7% unpeered

Cataract extraction: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for cataract extraction at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 144 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 145 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 148 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 147 0.7% unpeered

General surgery focuses on the organs of the abdomen (such as the stomach, intestines, gall bladder, liver and pancreas), and includes hernia repair and haemorrhoid removal. General surgeons may also treat diseases of the skin and breast.

All general surgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for general surgery was 50 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 62 50 days unpeered
2012–13 67 42 days unpeered
2011–12 80 43 days unpeered
2010–11 81 36 days unpeered

Cholecystectomy: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Haemorrhoidectomy: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.

Inguinal herniorrhaphy: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for inguinal herniorrhaphy was 62 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 10 62 days unpeered
2012–13 17 49 days unpeered
2011–12 12 60 days unpeered
2010–11 10 37 days unpeered

All general surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for general surgery at this hospital

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 62 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 67 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 80 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 81 0.0% unpeered

Cholecystectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Haemorrhoidectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.

Inguinal herniorrhaphy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for inguinal herniorrhaphy at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 10 0.0% unpeered
2012–13 17 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 12 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 10 0.0% unpeered

Neurosurgery is surgery on the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Common procedures include removing tumours and blood clots, treatment of head or spinal injuries, repairing malformed blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord, repairing damaged nerves, and surgical treatment of diseases such as epilepsy and Parkinson's disease.

All neurosurgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

All neurosurgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Plastic surgery involves the modification or reconstruction of the visible physical features of the body. It is commonly performed on people who have suffered severe injuries or burns, people who were born with physical malformations, or people whose physical appearance has been affected by a disease.

All plastic surgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

All plastic surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Vascular surgery focuses on blood vessels (veins and arteries), except for those in the heart (included in cardio-thoracic surgery) and brain (included in neurosurgery).

All vascular surgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Varicose vein ligation and stripping: median waiting times

In 2013–14 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.

All vascular surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were no patients who had this surgery.

Varicose vein ligation and stripping: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14 there were too few patients to allow calculation of this indicator.