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Waiting times for surgery

Elective surgery waiting times: by specialty of surgeon

Elective surgery is planned surgery that can be booked in advance as a result of a specialist clinical assessment resulting in placement on an elective surgery waiting list. This section shows data on waiting times for elective surgery at this hospital. This is the number of days within which half of the patients (50%) were admitted for their elective surgery, from their date of placement on the waiting list. Data are presented by the area of clinical expertise held by the doctor performing the elective surgery (specialty of surgeon).

It was not possible to calculate comparable surgical specialty peer group data for 2016–17 or 2017–18.

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, at this hospital.

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

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by ear, nose and throat surgeons was 329 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 408 329 days Not peered
2016–17 364 291 days Not peered
2015–16 358 260 days 74 days
2014–15 304 345 days 78 days
2013–14 372 349 days 79 days
2012–13 522 360 days 74 days
2011–12 500 355 days 69 days

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

In 2017–18, 5.4% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by ear, nose and throat surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 408 5.4% Not peered
2016–17 364 9.1% Not peered
2015–16 358 16.8% 5.6%
2014–15 304 8.2% 4.7%
2013–14 372 1.9% 4.9%
2012–13 522 33.9% 8.2%
2011–12 500 27.4% 7.3%

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, at this hospital.

Surgery by eye surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by eye surgeons was 278 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 209 278 days Not peered
2016–17 274 295 days Not peered
2015–16 298 353 days 76 days
2014–15 504 214 days 79 days
2013–14 551 126 days 73 days
2012–13 589 216 days 69 days
2011–12 671 126 days 60 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by eye surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 209 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 274 6.2% Not peered
2015–16 298 35.2% 1.7%
2014–15 504 2.4% 0.7%
2013–14 551 0.2% 0.7%
2012–13 589 1.9% 3.5%
2011–12 671 5.7% 3.1%

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, at this hospital.

Surgery by general surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by general surgeons was 67 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 1,071 67 days Not peered
2016–17 1,179 68 days Not peered
2015–16 1,221 83 days 33 days
2014–15 1,205 76 days 33 days
2013–14 1,248 82 days 35 days
2012–13 1,182 91 days 35 days
2011–12 1,219 70 days 35 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.3% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by general surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 1,071 0.3% Not peered
2016–17 1,179 0.2% Not peered
2015–16 1,221 0.9% 0.7%
2014–15 1,205 0.4% 0.6%
2013–14 1,248 0.6% 1.0%
2012–13 1,182 5.0% 1.6%
2011–12 1,219 5.8% 1.7%

Gynaecological surgery focuses on the female reproductive organs.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by gynaecological surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, at this hospital.

Surgery by gynaecological surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by gynaecological surgeons was 57 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 843 57 days Not peered
2016–17 793 76 days Not peered
2015–16 794 91 days 39 days
2014–15 745 62 days 38 days
2013–14 772 61 days 39 days
2012–13 710 63 days 36 days
2011–12 706 68 days 35 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.2% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by gynaecological surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 843 0.2% Not peered
2016–17 793 0.3% Not peered
2015–16 794 1.1% 1.2%
2014–15 745 0.7% 0.8%
2013–14 772 0.4% 1.7%
2012–13 710 1.7% 1.5%
2011–12 706 3.1% 1.2%

Orthopaedic surgery focuses on bones and muscles (the musculoskeletal system). It includes the repair of broken bones and injuries to ligaments and tendons, investigation and repair of damaged joints, and treatment of conditions such as bone and soft tissue tumours, cerebral palsy, back pain and skeletal deformities.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by orthopaedic surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, at this hospital.

Surgery by orthopaedic surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by orthopaedic surgeons was 51 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 563 51 days Not peered
2016–17 411 207 days Not peered
2015–16 397 277 days 65 days
2014–15 344 304 days 62 days
2013–14 441 265 days 70 days
2012–13 461 350 days 72 days
2011–12 456 315 days 68 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.7% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by orthopaedic surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 563 0.7% Not peered
2016–17 411 10.2% Not peered
2015–16 397 17.6% 3.9%
2014–15 344 4.9% 2.8%
2013–14 441 2.9% 5.1%
2012–13 461 24.5% 5.4%
2011–12 456 17.8% 5.7%

Paediatric surgery focusses on children from birth up to 15 years of age.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by paediatric surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, at this hospital.

Surgery by paediatric surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by paediatric surgeons was 160 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 91 160 days Not peered

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

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by paediatric surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 91 0.0% Not peered

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.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by plastic surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, at this hospital.

Surgery by plastic surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by plastic surgeons was 29 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 126 29 days Not peered
2016–17 117 31 days Not peered
2015–16 141 21 days 19 days
2014–15 165 0 days 16 days
2013–14 159 82 days 23 days
2012–13 135 57 days 22 days
2011–12 199 21 days 19 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by plastic surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 126 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 117 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 141 0.0% 1.9%
2014–15 165 0.0% 1.5%
2013–14 159 0.0% 3.6%
2012–13 135 0.0% 3.2%
2011–12 199 0.0% 2.1%

Urological surgery focuses on the organs of the urinary system (such as the kidneys and bladder), including the male reproductive system.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by urological surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, at this hospital.

Surgery by urological surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by urological surgeons was 41 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 1,458 41 days Not peered
2016–17 1,423 36 days Not peered
2015–16 964 56 days 24 days
2014–15 952 32 days 23 days
2013–14 1,112 42 days 25 days
2012–13 1,121 42 days 25 days
2011–12 1,016 57 days 25 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by urological surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 1,458 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 1,423 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 964 0.1% 0.5%
2014–15 952 0.2% 0.3%
2013–14 1,112 0.0% 0.8%
2012–13 1,121 0.8% 0.7%
2011–12 1,016 2.7% 0.8%

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, at this hospital.

Surgery by other types of surgeon: median waiting times

In 2017–18 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.
2017–18 <5 NP Not peered
2016–17 <5 NP Not peered
2015–16 <5 NP 28 days
2014–15 5 NP 24 days
2013–14 <5 NP 23 days
2012–13 <5 NP 21 days
2011–12 19 345 days 27 days

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

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

In all years 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.
2017–18 <5 NP Not peered
2016–17 <5 NP Not peered
2015–16 <5 NP 0.1%
2014–15 5 NP 0.4%
2013–14 <5 NP 0.1%
2012–13 <5 NP 0.1%
2011–12 19 NP 0.3%