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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 2014–15, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by ear, nose and throat surgeons was 39 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 83 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2014–15 50 39 days 83 days
2013–14 97 37 days 75 days
2012–13 135 30 days 75 days
2011–12 140 29 days 62 days

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

In 2014–15, 2.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by ear, nose and throat surgeons at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.8%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2014–15 50 2.0% 2.8%
2013–14 97 0.0% 1.8%
2012–13 135 0.7% 2.2%
2011–12 140 2.9% 2.4%

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 43 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 207 43 days Not peered
2016–17 208 40 days Not peered
2015–16 200 31 days 31 days
2014–15 160 61 days 29 days
2013–14 207 56 days 28 days
2012–13 224 35 days 27 days
2011–12 241 29 days 28 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
2017–18 207 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 208 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 200 0.0% 0.3%
2014–15 160 0.0% 0.3%
2013–14 207 0.0% 0.2%
2012–13 224 0.4% 0.2%
2011–12 241 0.0% 0.4%

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 27 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 163 27 days Not peered
2016–17 184 29 days Not peered
2015–16 174 24 days 29 days
2014–15 154 41 days 28 days
2013–14 150 27 days 29 days
2012–13 130 20 days 27 days
2011–12 107 21 days 28 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
2017–18 163 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 184 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 174 0.0% 0.1%
2014–15 154 0.0% 0.1%
2013–14 150 0.0% 0.1%
2012–13 130 0.0% 0.1%
2011–12 107 0.0% 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 103 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 418 103 days Not peered
2016–17 421 99 days Not peered
2015–16 420 106 days 81 days
2014–15 407 95 days 77 days
2013–14 437 84 days 62 days
2012–13 321 71 days 64 days
2011–12 259 74 days 65 days

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

In 2017–18, 1.0% 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
2017–18 418 1.0% Not peered
2016–17 421 3.6% Not peered
2015–16 420 5.2% 1.3%
2014–15 407 2.2% 0.6%
2013–14 437 0.0% 0.6%
2012–13 321 0.0% 1.8%
2011–12 259 0.4% 2.2%

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 23 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2017–18 155 23 days Not peered
2016–17 201 24 days Not peered
2015–16 138 14 days 23 days
2014–15 129 21 days 19 days
2013–14 105 12 days 18 days
2012–13 93 21 days 20 days
2011–12 110 22 days 28 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
2017–18 155 0.0% Not peered
2016–17 201 0.0% Not peered
2015–16 138 0.0% 0.1%
2014–15 129 0.0% 0.3%
2013–14 105 0.0% 0.2%
2012–13 93 0.0% 1.2%
2011–12 110 0.0% 2.5%

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 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 30 days
2011–12 17 7 days 35 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.
2012–13 <5 NP 0.2%
2011–12 17 NP 0.7%