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Surgeries & procedures

Cardiovascular

Cardio-thoracic surgery is performed on the organs inside the chest, in particular, the heart and lungs.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by cardio-thoracic surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for coronary artery bypass surgery, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days.

Surgery by cardio-thoracic surgeons: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by cardio-thoracic surgeons was 24 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 16 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 320 24 days 16 days
2014–15 326 31 days 16 days
2013–14 402 27 days 18 days
2012–13 348 23 days 17 days
2011–12 386 36 days 16 days

Surgery by cardio-thoracic surgeons: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.3% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by cardio-thoracic surgeons at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.1%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 320 0.3% 0.1%
2014–15 326 0.0% 0.1%
2013–14 402 0.2% 0.1%
2012–13 348 0.0% 0.2%
2011–12 386 0.3% 0.1%

Coronary artery bypass surgery: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for coronary artery bypass surgery was 17 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 13 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 96 17 days 13 days
2014–15 111 28 days 14 days
2013–14 185 18 days 18 days
2012–13 150 19 days 16 days
2011–12 144 24 days 15 days

Coronary artery bypass surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for coronary artery bypass surgery at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.0%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 96 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 111 0.0% 0.0%
2013–14 185 0.0% 0.1%
2012–13 150 0.0% 0.2%
2011–12 144 0.0% 0.0%