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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 cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) at this hospital.

Surgery for cholecystectomy: median waiting times

In 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 42 days

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

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

In 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 0.1%

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 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.
2017–18 <5 NP 18 days
2016–17 <5 NP 14 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 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 0.0%
2016–17 <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 35 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 84 35 days 20 days
2016–17 59 28 days 21 days
2015–16 56 29 days 21 days
2014–15 72 30 days 20 days
2013–14 83 36 days 20 days
2012–13 78 44 days 19 days
2011–12 85 50 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 84 0.0% 0.1%
2016–17 59 0.0% 0.0%
2015–16 56 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 72 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 83 0.0% 0.2%
2012–13 78 0.0% 0.1%
2011–12 85 0.0% 0.1%

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 44 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 48 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 380 44 days 48 days
2016–17 354 35 days 43 days
2015–16 407 44 days 39 days
2014–15 390 32 days 45 days
2013–14 382 36 days 42 days
2012–13 364 35 days 48 days
2011–12 332 30 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
2017–18 380 0.0% 0.3%
2016–17 354 0.0% 0.1%
2015–16 407 0.2% 0.2%
2014–15 390 0.0% 0.5%
2013–14 382 0.0% 1.3%
2012–13 364 0.0% 1.0%
2011–12 332 0.0% 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 26 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 25 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 671 26 days 25 days
2016–17 678 25 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
2017–18 671 0.0% 0.0%
2016–17 678 0.0% 0.0%

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 63 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 54 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 329 63 days 54 days
2016–17 271 72 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
2017–18 329 0.0% 0.2%
2016–17 271 0.0% 0.0%

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 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 65 days

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

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

In 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 0.6%

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 29 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 64 29 days 35 days
2016–17 109 28 days 37 days

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

In 2017–18, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for ovary removal 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 64 0.0% 0.1%
2016–17 109 0.0% 0.0%

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 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 220 days

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

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

In 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 3.8%

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 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 155 days

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

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

In 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 3.2%

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 2012–13 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.
2012–13 <5 NP 90 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 2012–13 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.
2012–13 <5 NP 8.9%