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This focuses on treating diseases and problems affecting the ears, nose and throat, as well as the head and neck.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by ear, nose, and throat surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for myringoplasty, myringotomy, septoplasty, tonsillectomy, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for those procedures.

Surgery by ear, nose and throat surgeons: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by ear, nose and throat surgeons was 146 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 78 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 62 146 days 78 days
2014–15 87 132 days 83 days
2013–14 74 254 days 75 days
2012–13 100 202 days 75 days
2011–12 104 171 days 62 days

Surgery by ear, nose and throat surgeons: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by ear, nose and throat surgeons at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.0%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 62 0.0% 4.0%
2014–15 87 0.0% 2.8%
2013–14 74 0.0% 1.8%
2012–13 100 0.0% 2.2%
2011–12 104 0.0% 2.4%

Myringoplasty: median waiting times

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Myringoplasty: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Myringotomy: median waiting times

In 2015–16 there were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

Myringotomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 there were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

Septoplasty: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for septoplasty was 198 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 173 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2015–16 13 198 days 173 days
2014–15 11 198 days 182 days
2013–14 12 294 days 242 days
2012–13 10 251 days 214 days
2011–12 9 NP 162 days

NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Septoplasty: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Tonsillectomy: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for tonsillectomy was 171 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 106 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 25 171 days 106 days
2014–15 37 196 days 98 days
2013–14 34 288 days 97 days
2012–13 38 263 days 98 days
2011–12 40 290 days 71 days

Tonsillectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Surgery on the eyes is called ophthalmological surgery.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by eye surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for cataract extraction, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days.

Surgery by eye surgeons: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by eye surgeons was 222 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 91 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 144 222 days 91 days
2014–15 145 247 days 85 days
2013–14 145 247 days 105 days
2012–13 144 253 days 116 days
2011–12 145 279 days 102 days

Surgery by eye surgeons: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by eye surgeons at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 144 0.0% 2.4%
2014–15 145 0.0% 1.2%
2013–14 145 0.0% 1.2%
2012–13 144 0.0% 2.6%
2011–12 145 0.0% 3.2%

Cataract extraction: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for cataract extraction was 222 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 105 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 143 222 days 105 days
2014–15 145 247 days 98 days
2013–14 144 247 days 118 days
2012–13 144 253 days 128 days
2011–12 145 279 days 118 days

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

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for cataract extraction at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 143 0.0% 2.4%
2014–15 145 0.0% 1.1%
2013–14 144 0.0% 1.0%
2012–13 144 0.0% 2.0%
2011–12 145 0.0% 3.3%

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.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by general surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for cholecystectomy, haemorrhoidectomy, inguinal herniorrhaphy, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for those procedures.

Surgery by general surgeons: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by general surgeons was 43 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 31 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 57 43 days 31 days
2014–15 69 48 days 29 days
2013–14 62 50 days 28 days
2012–13 67 42 days 27 days
2011–12 80 43 days 28 days

Surgery by general surgeons: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by general surgeons at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.3%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 57 0.0% 0.3%
2014–15 69 0.0% 0.3%
2013–14 62 0.0% 0.2%
2012–13 67 0.0% 0.2%
2011–12 80 0.0% 0.4%

Haemorrhoidectomy: median waiting times

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Haemorrhoidectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Inguinal herniorrhaphy: median waiting times

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2015–16 7 NP 47 days
2014–15 12 92 days 42 days
2013–14 10 62 days 44 days
2012–13 17 49 days 43 days
2011–12 12 60 days 38 days

NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

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

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

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).

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by vascular surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for varicose vein ligation and stripping, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for that procedure.

Varicose vein ligation and stripping: median waiting times

In 2015–16 there were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

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

In 2015–16 there were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by surgeons of specialties not covered in other sections, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days.

Surgery by other types of surgeon: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by all other types of surgeon was 7 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 14 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 13 7 days 14 days
2014–15 46 18 days 15 days
2013–14 54 14 days 28 days
2012–13 66 14 days 30 days
2011–12 61 14 days 35 days

Surgery by other types of surgeon: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2015–16 13 NP 0.2%
2014–15 46 NP 0.1%
2013–14 54 0.0% 0.3%
2012–13 66 0.0% 0.2%
2011–12 61 0.0% 0.7%