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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 325 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 133 325 days Not peered
2016–17 125 309 days Not peered
2015–16 113 296 days 99 days
2014–15 86 327 days 119 days
2013–14 95 332 days 113 days
2012–13 41 393 days 104 days

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

In 2017–18, 6.8% 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
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2017–18 133 6.8% Not peered
2016–17 125 2.4% Not peered
2015–16 113 0.0% 0.6%
2014–15 86 1.2% 2.5%
2013–14 95 13.7% 3.1%
2012–13 41 NP 3.6%

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 2016–17, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by eye surgeons was 37 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2016–17 66 37 days Not peered
2015–16 127 42 days 77 days
2014–15 140 44 days 63 days
2013–14 119 45 days 64 days
2012–13 199 73 days 80 days
2011–12 344 98 days 78 days

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

In 2016–17, 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
2016–17 66 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 127 0.0% 0.2%
2014–15 140 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 119 0.0% 1.0%
2012–13 199 0.0% 0.5%
2011–12 344 0.0% 0.7%

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 44 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 513 44 days Not peered
2016–17 479 51 days Not peered
2015–16 499 39 days 33 days
2014–15 498 47 days 35 days
2013–14 496 45 days 35 days
2012–13 528 45 days 41 days
2011–12 465 49 days 47 days

Surgery by general 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 general surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 513 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 479 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 499 0.0% 0.2%
2014–15 498 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 496 0.0% 0.4%
2012–13 528 0.4% 0.8%
2011–12 465 0.0% 2.3%

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 41 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 221 41 days Not peered
2016–17 226 36 days Not peered
2015–16 208 44 days 29 days
2014–15 224 36 days 35 days
2013–14 227 32 days 33 days
2012–13 242 36 days 35 days
2011–12 239 31 days 37 days

Surgery by gynaecological 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 gynaecological surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 221 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 226 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 208 0.0% 0.1%
2014–15 224 0.0% 0.4%
2013–14 227 0.0% 0.5%
2012–13 242 0.0% 0.7%
2011–12 239 0.4% 0.3%

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 139 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 354 139 days Not peered
2016–17 380 91 days Not peered
2015–16 393 111 days 82 days
2014–15 345 86 days 83 days
2013–14 371 93 days 81 days
2012–13 429 98 days 87 days
2011–12 382 142 days 97 days

Surgery by orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic surgeons at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 354 0.3% Not peered
2016–17 380 0.8% Not peered
2015–16 393 0.5% 2.6%
2014–15 345 0.0% 1.8%
2013–14 371 0.8% 1.4%
2012–13 429 2.8% 3.3%
2011–12 382 4.5% 5.2%

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 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

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

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

In 2017–18 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

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 34 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 51 34 days Not peered
2016–17 38 22 days Not peered
2015–16 45 41 days 21 days
2014–15 49 45 days 20 days
2013–14 81 38 days 20 days
2012–13 108 49 days 19 days
2011–12 124 37 days 23 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
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2017–18 51 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 38 NP Not peered
2015–16 45 NP 0.1%
2014–15 49 NP 0.3%
2013–14 81 1.2% 0.6%
2012–13 108 0.0% 0.3%
2011–12 124 1.6% 0.2%

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, at this hospital.

Surgery by vascular surgeons: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by vascular surgeons was 81 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2017–18 16 81 days Not peered
2016–17 15 118 days Not peered
2015–16 <5 NP 114 days
2011–12 8 NP 113 days

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

Surgery by vascular surgeons: 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 16 NP Not peered
2016–17 15 NP Not peered
2015–16 <5 NP 2.6%
2011–12 8 NP 17.0%

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 all years 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 <5 NP 27 days
2013–14 <5 NP 38 days
2012–13 <5 NP 37 days
2011–12 <5 NP 23 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.
2015–16 <5 NP 0.0%
2013–14 <5 NP 0.8%
2012–13 <5 NP 0.4%
2011–12 <5 NP 0.2%