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Waiting times for surgery

Elective surgery waiting times: by intended procedure

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 intended procedure – which is the procedure for which a patient has been placed on the elective surgery waiting list.

In 2016–17 the list of 15 ‘Indicator procedures’ was replaced by a more extensive list of 152 ‘Intended procedures’. From 2016–17, data are presented here for the original 15 procedures and the next 10 most common procedures reported for all hospitals, except Children’s hospitals, combined. For Children’s hospitals the next 10 most common for those hospitals are presented. Data for all intended procedures are available in the Excel download.

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for breast lump surgery (removal and/or biopsy) at this hospital.

Surgery for breast lump: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for breast lump surgery was 28 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 14 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 113 28 days 14 days
2016–17 90 19 days 14 days

Surgery for breast lump: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.9% of patients waited longer than 365 days for breast lump surgery 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
2017–18 113 0.9% 0.1%
2016–17 90 0.0% 0.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for carpal tunnel release at this hospital.

Surgery for carpal tunnel release: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for carpal tunnel release was 50 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 70 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 60 50 days 70 days
2016–17 87 30 days 67 days

Surgery for carpal tunnel release: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for carpal tunnel release at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.2%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 60 0.0% 0.2%
2016–17 87 1.1% 0.3%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) at this hospital.

Surgery for cholecystectomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for cholecystectomy was 35 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 43 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 189 35 days 43 days
2016–17 229 26 days 41 days
2015–16 218 25 days 39 days
2014–15 216 39 days 42 days
2013–14 239 59 days 41 days
2012–13 172 98 days 51 days
2011–12 138 76 days 60 days

Surgery for cholecystectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for cholecystectomy 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
2017–18 189 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 229 0.0% 0.1%
2015–16 218 0.0% 0.1%
2014–15 216 0.0% 0.1%
2013–14 239 0.0% 0.1%
2012–13 172 1.2% 0.5%
2011–12 138 0.0% 2.7%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for colectomy (removing all or part of the colon) at this hospital.

Surgery for colectomy: 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 18 days

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

Surgery for colectomy: 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 0.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for cystoscopy (inspection of the urinary bladder) at this hospital.

Surgery for cystoscopy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for cystoscopy was 17 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 20 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 1,435 17 days 20 days
2016–17 1,367 20 days 21 days
2015–16 1,217 21 days 21 days
2014–15 1,219 22 days 20 days
2013–14 1,274 23 days 20 days
2012–13 1,171 21 days 19 days
2011–12 1,077 23 days 21 days

Surgery for cystoscopy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for cystoscopy 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
2017–18 1,435 0.0% 0.1%
2016–17 1,367 0.1% 0.0%
2015–16 1,217 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 1,219 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 1,274 0.2% 0.2%
2012–13 1,171 0.3% 0.1%
2011–12 1,077 0.1% 0.1%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for haemorrhoidectomy (haemorrhoid removal) at this hospital.

Surgery for haemorrhoidectomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for haemorrhoidectomy was 115 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 57 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 64 115 days 57 days
2016–17 94 52 days 49 days
2015–16 127 48 days 45 days
2014–15 89 55 days 56 days
2013–14 100 68 days 56 days
2012–13 108 78 days 59 days
2011–12 111 33 days 70 days

Surgery for haemorrhoidectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for haemorrhoidectomy 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
2017–18 64 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 94 0.0% 0.0%
2015–16 127 0.0% 0.3%
2014–15 89 0.0% 0.3%
2013–14 100 2.0% 0.6%
2012–13 108 1.9% 0.8%
2011–12 111 0.0% 4.2%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for herniorrhaphy (hernia repair) at this hospital.

Surgery for herniorrhaphy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for herniorrhaphy was 41 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 56 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 152 41 days 56 days
2016–17 153 42 days 52 days

Surgery for herniorrhaphy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for herniorrhaphy 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
2017–18 152 0.0% 0.1%
2016–17 153 0.0% 0.2%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for hysterectomy at this hospital.

Surgery for hysterectomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for hysterectomy was 50 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 48 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 93 50 days 48 days
2016–17 102 53 days 43 days
2015–16 116 65 days 39 days
2014–15 102 90 days 45 days
2013–14 121 117 days 42 days
2012–13 83 155 days 48 days
2011–12 81 64 days 52 days

Surgery for hysterectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy 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
2017–18 93 0.0% 0.3%
2016–17 102 0.0% 0.1%
2015–16 116 1.7% 0.2%
2014–15 102 7.8% 0.5%
2013–14 121 6.6% 1.3%
2012–13 83 7.2% 1.0%
2011–12 81 6.2% 0.6%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for hysteroscopy (inspection of the uterine cavity) at this hospital.

Surgery for hysteroscopy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for hysteroscopy was 23 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 25 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 211 23 days 25 days
2016–17 299 16 days 22 days

Surgery for hysteroscopy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for hysteroscopy 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
2017–18 211 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 299 0.0% 0.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for inguinal herniorrhaphy (repairing groin hernia) at this hospital.

Surgery for inguinal herniorrhaphy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for inguinal herniorrhaphy was 41 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 57 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 203 41 days 57 days
2016–17 215 34 days 56 days
2015–16 265 29 days 54 days
2014–15 246 38 days 53 days
2013–14 256 54 days 56 days
2012–13 178 92 days 66 days
2011–12 159 69 days 69 days

Surgery for inguinal herniorrhaphy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for inguinal herniorrhaphy 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
2017–18 203 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 215 0.0% 0.1%
2015–16 265 0.0% 0.3%
2014–15 246 0.0% 0.1%
2013–14 256 0.0% 0.4%
2012–13 178 0.6% 0.9%
2011–12 159 0.0% 3.3%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for laparoscopy (inspection of the abdomen or pelvis) at this hospital.

Surgery for laparoscopy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for laparoscopy was 43 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 54 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 73 43 days 54 days
2016–17 57 38 days 48 days

Surgery for laparoscopy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for laparoscopy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.2%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 73 0.0% 0.2%
2016–17 57 0.0% 0.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for myringoplasty (repairing ear perforation) at this hospital.

Surgery for myringoplasty: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for myringoplasty was 265 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 253 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 30 265 days 253 days
2016–17 30 111 days 135 days
2015–16 64 181 days 168 days
2014–15 45 179 days 147 days
2013–14 56 152 days 177 days
2012–13 32 146 days 241 days
2011–12 32 134 days 287 days

Surgery for myringoplasty: 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 30 NP 12.4%
2016–17 30 NP 1.0%
2015–16 64 3.1% 1.7%
2014–15 45 NP 3.2%
2013–14 56 0.0% 3.5%
2012–13 32 NP 4.4%
2011–12 32 NP 14.4%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for myringotomy (eardrum incision) at this hospital.

Surgery for myringotomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for myringotomy was 94 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 82 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 320 94 days 82 days
2016–17 335 68 days 60 days
2015–16 322 90 days 70 days
2014–15 330 84 days 65 days
2013–14 343 132 days 85 days
2012–13 242 108 days 74 days
2011–12 265 76 days 74 days

Surgery for myringotomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.9% of patients waited longer than 365 days for myringotomy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.4%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 320 0.9% 0.4%
2016–17 335 0.0% 0.1%
2015–16 322 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 330 1.5% 0.6%
2013–14 343 3.2% 1.9%
2012–13 242 0.8% 1.9%
2011–12 265 0.4% 1.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for ovarian cystectomy (ovary removal) at this hospital.

Surgery for ovary removal: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for ovary removal was 53 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 35 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 42 53 days 35 days
2016–17 61 44 days 37 days

Surgery for ovary removal: 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 42 NP 0.1%
2016–17 61 0.0% 0.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for prostatectomy (removing all or part of the prostate gland) at this hospital.

Surgery for prostatectomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for prostatectomy was 43 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 36 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 98 43 days 36 days
2016–17 127 33 days 32 days
2015–16 94 23 days 32 days
2014–15 76 25 days 23 days
2013–14 87 62 days 27 days
2012–13 77 26 days 22 days
2011–12 101 28 days 34 days

Surgery for prostatectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for prostatectomy 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
2017–18 98 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 127 0.0% 0.2%
2015–16 94 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 76 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 87 0.0% 0.9%
2012–13 77 0.0% 1.2%
2011–12 101 0.0% 0.7%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for septoplasty (straightening of the nasal septum) at this hospital.

Surgery for septoplasty: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for septoplasty was 125 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 270 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 110 125 days 270 days
2016–17 102 76 days 210 days
2015–16 202 111 days 225 days
2014–15 173 154 days 220 days
2013–14 163 165 days 179 days
2012–13 132 155 days 190 days
2011–12 120 250 days 188 days

Surgery for septoplasty: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 5.5% of patients waited longer than 365 days for septoplasty at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.1%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 110 5.5% 2.1%
2016–17 102 0.0% 1.2%
2015–16 202 0.5% 0.9%
2014–15 173 5.8% 3.8%
2013–14 163 8.6% 5.3%
2012–13 132 5.3% 9.5%
2011–12 120 2.5% 9.6%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for removal of skin lesion at this hospital.

Surgery for removal of skin lesion: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for removal of skin lesion was 25 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 29 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 405 25 days 29 days
2016–17 331 25 days 28 days

Surgery for removal of skin lesion: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for removal of skin lesion 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
2017–18 405 0.0% 0.1%
2016–17 331 0.9% 0.1%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for thyroidectomy (removing thyroid gland) at this hospital.

Surgery for thyroidectomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for thyroidectomy was 99 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 27 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 64 99 days 27 days
2016–17 50 74 days 23 days

Surgery for thyroidectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for thyroidectomy 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
2017–18 64 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 50 0.0% 0.0%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for tonsillectomy (removing the tonsils) at this hospital.

Surgery for tonsillectomy: median waiting times

In 2017–18, the median waiting time for tonsillectomy was 98 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 119 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 443 98 days 119 days
2016–17 642 72 days 82 days
2015–16 827 134 days 126 days
2014–15 816 189 days 155 days
2013–14 700 170 days 133 days
2012–13 608 138 days 122 days
2011–12 588 104 days 112 days

Surgery for tonsillectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2017–18, 1.4% of patients waited longer than 365 days for tonsillectomy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.6%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2017–18 443 1.4% 0.6%
2016–17 642 0.0% 0.1%
2015–16 827 1.7% 0.9%
2014–15 816 8.1% 3.2%
2013–14 700 4.0% 2.7%
2012–13 608 1.6% 3.5%
2011–12 588 0.3% 5.9%

This section shows the median waiting time, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days, for varicose veins treatment at this hospital.

Surgery for varicose veins treatment: 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 77 days
2015–16 28 216 days 77 days
2014–15 61 618 days 148 days
2013–14 17 311 days 99 days
2012–13 69 633 days 90 days
2011–12 154 460 days 121 days

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

Surgery for varicose veins treatment: 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 2.4%
2015–16 28 NP 1.9%
2014–15 61 67.2% 10.5%
2013–14 17 NP 3.5%
2012–13 69 65.2% 8.9%
2011–12 154 59.7% 16.2%