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Data Provider: Welsh Government Referrals by treatment function and month

Note that data included in this statistical release covers a time period during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has affected both how some NHS services have been offered and people's choices regarding health services. See the latest release for more information.

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[Collapse]Treatment FunctionFor April 2012 data onwards, this changed from Main Specialty (specialty of consultant under which the patient will be/is currently being treated) to Treatment Function Code (specialty under which patient is currently being treated/waiting to be treated). [Filter]
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Click here to sortAug-2020Hywel Dda did not submit any data for mental health treatment codes from August 2020.Click here to sortSep-2020Click here to sortOct-2020Click here to sortNov-2020Click here to sortDec-2020Click here to sortJan-2021Click here to sortFeb-2021This data has been revised to include a resubmission of mental health treatment data by Hywel Dda following their move to a new mental health data system. The resubmitted data covers all months from August 2020 onwards, for which data was previously not available.Click here to sortMar-2021Click here to sortApr-2021Click here to sortMay-2021Click here to sortJun-2021Click here to sortJul-2021Click here to sortAug-2021Click here to sortSep-2021Click here to sortOct-2021Click here to sortNov-2021Click here to sortDec-2021Click here to sortJan-2022Click here to sortFeb-2022Click here to sortMar-2022Click here to sortApr-2022Click here to sortMay-2022Click here to sortJun-2022Click here to sortJul-2022Click here to sortAug-2022Click here to sortSep-2022Click here to sortOct-2022Click here to sortNov-2022Click here to sortDec-2022Click here to sortJan-2023Click here to sortFeb-2023Click here to sortMar-2023Click here to sortApr-2023Click here to sortMay-2023Click here to sortJun-2023Click here to sortJul-2023Click here to sortAug-2023Click here to sortSep-2023Click here to sortOct-2023Click here to sortNov-2023Click here to sortDec-2023
[Collapse]All Treatment Functions77,21490,56390,02887,75179,41075,78882,996107,063103,458103,141113,733109,35898,849108,097102,309111,17593,66699,246103,402117,854102,983122,958114,438115,086119,274119,887122,459124,96697,857120,172118,559135,395113,618130,333138,637130,316127,563126,421135,198128,973103,612
All Treatment FunctionsGeneral Surgery8,0799,64110,07310,0238,8638,5699,15711,97810,88811,03811,63111,38010,19811,81811,63011,9959,79410,52110,84911,96110,27612,55711,68312,00012,31511,80212,32512,0819,09011,93811,40613,10910,70812,77713,56112,79312,54712,37812,73012,6369,916
Urology3,4234,1644,1114,1073,9463,5673,7754,7124,4574,4354,7674,6814,3454,7724,4504,9434,2534,4214,6405,2504,5525,1644,4224,4964,9635,0455,1785,4134,2155,0394,8815,6964,6235,0525,4275,4165,3855,3085,7795,7914,626
Breast Surgery.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Colorectal surgery.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Vascular Surgery.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Trauma & Orthopaedics9,99611,30410,2929,5438,2807,5527,96011,26813,15412,91014,78413,48412,41013,08811,77012,49810,40710,72911,43313,90112,03614,02012,84812,95412,85313,14713,53812,78610,14311,86012,05314,20312,69514,71515,41813,53012,89813,72313,82413,04610,448
Ear, Nose and Throat4,1664,7554,6894,6834,1013,6774,3105,9695,7575,7356,1996,0335,4705,9555,9036,4315,3765,8506,3487,1585,8986,9956,3476,4366,7056,7626,8477,2185,6497,0387,3278,3946,3517,3217,5246,9516,7716,5077,1407,1315,668
Ophthalmology5,6986,9286,8936,3916,2805,4675,9728,0038,1918,4109,0888,7218,2818,5448,3308,7857,3817,8338,1439,4137,8799,1319,0328,5488,9409,0138,7399,5188,0628,9969,42710,5519,11410,26911,22610,59610,29410,20111,39410,1388,491
Oral Surgery2,1782,3922,5012,5212,1642,0912,2442,8312,8412,7073,0062,9642,7382,9812,7813,1372,7402,6772,8933,2822,6803,0663,0903,0743,1843,2293,6113,6622,8903,4493,3083,7133,0153,4063,7053,3483,2973,4313,7733,5632,896
Restorative Dentistry98130147202124150203169222249216221209220197291206269261274223280255268265276321304273297290293231258303301316260310293237
Paediatric Dentistry84115139152135118137197161157174173170146153220175174170150170157160138163170173128106156175139109121161127139138184138133
Orthodontics117176182230219253366463355426410407401406396599366374407419375454408437428442499409379402422433321377334414418407403438327
Neurosurgery122109130186139108137170183126162131160136146172162168157143131161169167170176176160177162185199149185185151178154218166134
Plastic Surgery5046346286135975124766767106877427567427487308897467307461,0358408768898681,0279589729627418708779808119531,0829981,0579831,1341,138916
Cardiothoracic Surgery167205229204180154138254192180214251228244229237233228203272211267219235247228219264230253229285247240245269236236284322242
Paediatric Surgery1441061371441231331201501361431511591131461711661521371241491341371491301161591671749215014913113112213013299120119150101
Accident & Emergency688269575131427187178671314.The data item is not applicable12121121.The data item is not applicable2.The data item is not applicable113223222.The data item is not applicable151
Anaesthetics5085836946725545916896768207157318558318671,0001,0849489941,0128111,1251,1869411,0311,2291,3571,2231,3261,2141,3921,7401,3531,1961,3551,3601,4671,4011,3391,6621,5071,142
Pain Management5097486196295665345397786747607017336617507818466926967769117629198748418918319009377498668881,0539021,0011,0769439358721,014974753
Paediatric Urology.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Paediatric Maxillo-Facial Surgery.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Paediatric Plastic Surgery.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable111.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable34.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Paediatric Medical Oncology.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
General Medicine1,4731,8401,7491,6771,5401,4971,7322,2282,0912,1802,3752,2652,0892,1972,1082,2881,9721,9581,9202,3162,2702,6492,5702,4332,7252,5632,8352,9962,3082,9462,5112,9612,7043,2703,4523,3043,3083,3063,2363,2032,625
Gastroenterology3,5514,1574,2134,1733,9203,7033,8485,0894,6264,7735,1695,2564,7045,1014,6134,9284,4044,7184,5885,1504,4565,4115,2185,2445,4365,3285,2515,4324,1735,1224,9445,5324,6175,1906,0215,6455,6015,1205,2565,1884,056
Endocrinology8118689711,0187768699501,2381,0681,0861,1551,2511,0361,0811,0711,1471,0041,0571,0351,2711,1301,4251,3811,4741,4841,4551,4021,4881,2091,3781,3031,3521,0451,1821,3301,3361,2971,2751,3031,2831,171
Clinical Haematology1,6281,7391,7401,7411,7361,5651,6892,1402,0471,9832,2282,1311,8401,9131,6561,8431,7751,8221,8772,2601,8822,3072,1912,2372,2332,1352,1582,2241,9052,1922,0852,4321,9972,2902,5252,3252,3532,1602,3902,3972,022
Clinical Pharmacology17201520191720473536442723352625728774102704868633751624927403743383532393222434224
Hepatology.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Diabetic Medicine.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Audiological Medicine289.The data item is not applicable11.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable11111211.The data item is not applicable1.The data item is not applicable11141.The data item is not applicable1.The data item is not applicable1235101336171092117510
Clinical Genetics.The data item is not applicable61105.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable5213461318413712312221121131181020192130211521134131714268
Clinical Immunology And Allergy911261171111161131221761551391561661281491511661241301331521291471581851501511301441121791621761601911861881772092049468
Rehabilitation3043703283533392802794023633964804524714433914624124784734907161,2321,2111,4902,5512,6352,7352,6891,9402,4702,4492,8072,4772,7872,9992,9132,7122,8022,7822,6462,172
Palliative Medicine717291614232334173026221722233228383736274635364558436535554135374842524540535829
Cardiology3,7724,2814,1624,1373,8673,7294,1415,4585,1485,0485,5735,4814,9675,6645,0965,6864,8035,2275,5636,3776,2277,2476,6856,4036,5976,7107,1487,3275,5576,9586,7128,0606,8677,2227,6587,1937,1167,0187,4817,0545,911
Paediatric Cardiology.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Anticogulant Service.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Sport and Exercise Medicine.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Cardiac Rehabilitation.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Stroke Medicine.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Transient Ischaemic Attack.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Dermatology5,2295,9705,7345,4944,6144,4335,5377,2837,1096,7087,9747,8126,6627,5936,6557,0215,3566,4656,7327,6596,8458,0997,7738,1478,3847,4667,3157,2854,9886,6476,7477,8986,7168,8099,9278,8719,3368,8908,5107,5245,711
Respiratory Medicine1,8662,3542,4142,3252,1992,1272,0472,7862,6662,8663,0723,0412,5932,7123,0323,4472,7602,7693,1013,2622,9524,1763,4643,6343,7073,5433,4913,6912,9953,7073,5184,1403,5103,7454,1073,8533,9373,8624,0404,1113,483
Respiratory PhysiologyThe new treatment function codes which were announced in April 2016 have not been used consistently by health boards, so to date, any data submitted for a new code has been recoded to the pre-April 2016 codes. However, from June 2019 some health boards have submitted data for the new Respiratory Physiology treatment function code, which will be published to reflect the current pilot period for reporting sleep disordered breathing service. Note that while this data is being published to support this pilot, the data is still not being consistently reported by health boards so caution is advised when using this data.217375216245236240274384340303275207202328428390298310356441447616633510459606407619499571638702502463546550586500561530436
Infectious DiseasesIn response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Cwm Taf Morgannwg have set up a new service code to capture antibody testing & research. This has resulted in a rise in the number of referrals for infectious diseases in July 2020.133.The data item is not applicable1047.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1.The data item is not applicable4484626238855514412755511797615119114
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Nephrology411484484490452399384567469500525622515491494538443490494592535586545642591624581613498612600764673712835764731734732695623
Medical Oncology100125114111104999610811711710012811711912514214112911513612221118116317915520919016718816922717319118012715812613814496
Nuclear Medicine.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Neurology1,3521,6621,5841,4951,3791,4261,5981,9201,7591,7352,0121,9972,0201,7901,8211,9601,6441,7261,7602,0771,6152,1072,0071,8982,0111,9862,1092,3691,7012,0862,0402,5101,9802,1212,2942,1862,3742,2712,4682,4511,899
Clinical NeurophysiologyPreviously known as ‘Obstetrics (for patients using a bed)’. Prior to April 2016 some outpatient referrals were incorrectly recorded under this treatment function. In other instances the definition of ‘patients using a bed’ may have been misinterpreted. F125151231199156153176190185288257213202194218227179204195300246233254308267322301299271373338306313354364311297330314337216
Rheumatology1,4021,8011,8151,9271,9391,6532,0042,5632,2032,2152,5202,5052,0052,3812,0332,2461,8931,6142,1842,3591,9372,3872,3232,3862,3982,3972,2922,5282,1392,3492,5213,0042,4942,6522,7782,8272,7992,5702,8502,8612,251
Paediatrics2,9623,5493,8393,7423,2113,0233,4434,3694,1434,3634,6764,2033,5404,1494,0114,8344,0394,2634,3724,8954,1045,0294,5594,5813,9004,3634,6354,9234,0434,8344,8305,3324,3575,0374,9134,7894,0264,3805,8624,7523,818
Paediatric Neurology3682716654556190704960655577628660413849525239626658675841653661575859586666706845
Neonatology.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Geriatric Medicine8779119268357487528641,1451,0541,0971,2781,0611,0131,0131,0061,2961,2511,3411,4521,4111,3381,3921,3891,3171,3731,4151,3941,3441,0801,3701,2301,4751,2331,4031,3891,2761,2571,2411,2561,3691,040
Dental Medicine Specialties657473798282901231401091461209413096909910311413798871021111111281521671131321321539713713914113312413113494
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Obstetrics1,1901,2641,3401,3451,3911,5451,5651,7531,5471,5021,7481,6051,4081,7901,6271,6851,5391,5941,5001,7671,3581,4881,2331,2561,4821,6051,4941,6671,4301,6611,3961,6671,5211,5941,5601,2891,4001,4361,4281,3431,146
Gynaecology5,8906,8936,7776,7875,8746,0126,7548,1787,2517,2988,0467,6557,1307,9957,3247,8036,5787,3167,4598,3307,3348,5647,7667,6768,1868,0638,3758,3156,6068,2938,0429,1977,4998,5599,2998,8828,5388,3438,9618,8717,018
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Midwifery1,6751,8881,8761,8731,8542,0371,9552,1132,1411,6681,9351,7981,7571,6981,7791,7721,6761,8241,6571,8951,2611,3391,1691,1321,2381,3041,2661,3191,2141,4751,1501,3141,3641,3741,3471,1801,2321,2121,3631,3211,102
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Learning Disability72919195787473758384726274878914014575104104105967077439241198312194245238226157194172175193164208184114
Adult Mental Illness2,8753,2243,1912,8962,7502,7593,0923,4033,0693,0373,3323,1122,8063,1283,0143,3712,8413,0343,1403,2833,5284,3724,4174,3504,8555,7155,8695,9664,3035,6205,6816,0765,1375,8945,7606,0226,1875,7756,1206,0794,719
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry1,0581,5801,8141,7751,4321,2661,4541,8061,7301,8771,9851,6861,1831,6881,6561,9601,5181,6221,6782,1401,4802,3001,8401,7501,2711,7021,9661,8111,3271,8271,9462,2381,7752,4502,3642,1481,3382,0272,4452,1051,552
Forensic Psychiatry131461556651114182215201913823364949493743343452443857647298100122825661354040
Psychotherapy232284303259249244277452427340365344361356306340323371438461398423459384449425454454362400467538469478504518464447547513435
Old Age Psychiatry9541,0911,1179468529921,0301,2921,3261,2631,4471,3701,3161,3531,2021,3461,1871,1511,2521,3981,5271,7021,6231,7411,6101,6401,6901,6821,2341,7881,7421,7621,3781,6581,7711,7171,6931,5901,6901,7581,471
Clinical Oncology7919789009089289239601,0561,0601,0591,1501,1581,1611,2231,1281,2091,1621,1029481,3189991,2551,0571,1911,0358789571,0118881,0358641,1749581,1831,1731,1611,1641,2461,3441,1911,104
RadiologyFrom April 2016, there has been a change in the treatment function codes submitted by the Local Health Boards, this includes the cessation of the nursing treatment function77998588867979114114129135177133148168150130153151201179256220307248283267280243306277338415540651558562590570500431
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Chemical Pathology95115150139121135147175146126227202170181204217157175172209189191202163159185182168102166174201132158205199193175185222149
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Metadata

Title

Referrals (April 2012 onwards)

Last update

22/02/2024 22/02/2024

Next update

21/03/2024

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Outpatient Referral Dataset, Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW)

Contact email

stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation

None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Resubmissions of the Referrals data in the Outpatient Referrals Dataset (OPR DS) occur each month. As a result, data in the release and Stats Wales is revised to reflect this. Please see the latest release for the impact of the revisions.

GP referrals cover both referrals from General Medical Practitioners and General Dental Practitioners.

Change of data source for GP referrals data for April 2012 data onwards:
The data source for GP referrals for first outpatient appointments has changed from the aggregate GP referrals data collection to the OPR DS.

The monthly aggregate GP Referrals data collection was historically used to assess trends at LHB and specialty level of GP referrals to first outpatient appointments. This data source was published by the Welsh Government as the definitive source of GP referrals data from June 2006 until July 2012.The Outpatient Referrals Dataset (OPR DS) was approved in May 2007 by the Welsh Information Standards Board (WISB), full implementation was completed by December 2007 and formal collection and reporting began mid 2008. This is a patient-level data set that allows more detailed analysis.
Following detailed data quality assessments and reviews of the data, the Welsh Government moved to using the OPR DS as the source of the official statistics for April 2012 data onwards and has ceased the monthly aggregate GP Referrals data collection.

The reasons for this were to:
- Have just one definitive source of data for GP referrals;
- Remove the burden on data providers of supplying data for two similar data sets;
- Remove the confusion for analysts and users which exists by having two similar data sets for GP referrals information, containing different data in some cases; and
- Allow more granularity for research and data mining (the OPR DS provides patient level data, whereas the aggregate GP referrals data collection provides high level, summary data).

For April 2012 data onwards, “treatment function code” has been used to determine into which specialty the referral is made, changing from "main specialty (of consultant)". Treatment function code is the specialty under which a patient is currently being treated or is waiting to be treated, irrespective of the specialty of the consultant, whereas main specialty (of consultant) is the specialty of the consultant under which the patient will be/is currently being treated.

The reasons for using treatment function code are as follows:
It provides an improved measure of demand on the service. Referral figures have been reported historically using ‘Main Specialty (of Consultant)’ to identify the consultant care for which the patient is awaiting treatment. Using treatment function code enables reporting of referrals by the specialty to which the patients have been referred rather than by the specialty to which the consultant is registered.

Due to the changing management of referrals in secondary care (for example, the use of pooled specialty waiting lists and referrals now often being referred directly to a specialty or service rather than a named individual) using main specialty is no longer appropriate, as the data should be more standardised. Using treatment function code will bring this data set in line with national standards, and it should introduce more coherence between data sets (i.e. specialty figures for referral to treatment times are also reported using treatment function code).

From April 2016, there has been a change in the treatment function codes submitted by the local health boards; this includes the cessation of the nursing treatment function. Whilst the other changes are likely to result in movements between different codes, the nursing treatment function affects Cwm Taf University LHB in particular as it was the only health board to submit a large number of referrals for that code (around 2,000 in March 2016, the last month when data was submitted).

Information on non-GP referrals are included in this table. For information on the non-GP referrals please see this statistical article:
http://gov.wales/docs/statistics/2015/150224-analysis-outpatient-referrals-en.pdf


Data collection and calculation

Please find this information in the related statistical release, as per the given weblink.

From 1st April 2019 health service provision for residents of Bridgend local authority moved from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg to Cwm Taf. For more information see the joint statement from Cwm Taf and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Boards (see weblinks). The health board names have changed with Cwm Taf University Health Board becoming Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board becoming Swansea Bay University Health Board. A link to the statement from the minister for health and social service can be found in the weblinks section.

More detailed treatment functions have been introduced recently but have not been used consistently across all Local Health Boards; for example, patients receiving vascular surgery may have been recorded in either “General Surgery” or “Vascular Surgery” treatment functions.
To reduce uncertainty and make counts more reliable, the new functions will be removed temporarily and treatment functions will be recorded under the more general headings; for example, all patients receiving vascular surgery will now be published under “General Surgery” until consistent recording of treatment functions is confirmed across all Local Health Boards. This has now been fully actioned back to April 2016 when the new codes were introduced and will remain] under general headings until the more detailed treatment functions are used consistently across Wales.

The new treatment function codes which were announced in April 2016 have not been used consistently by health boards, so to date, any data submitted for a new code has been recoded to the pre-April 2016 codes. However, from June 2019 some health boards have submitted data for the new Respiratory Physiology treatment function code, which will be published to reflect the current pilot period for reporting sleep disordered breathing service. Note that while this data is being published to support this pilot, the data is still not being consistently reported by health boards so caution is advised when using this data.

Frequency of publication

Monthly

Data reference periods

April 2012 onwards

Users, uses and context

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Revisions information

In the March 2019 release, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg health board resubmitted data back to April 2014 to include data for the Source of Referral: Other source of referral (not initiated). This data was previously not included when it should have been.

Data was excluded for referrals to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board from November 2016 to December 2017 due to initial problems with the new Welsh Patient Administration System (WPAS). This has been resolved as of the March 2018 update and data has been backdated to cover the period affected.

From December 2015 our revisions policy is that each month we revise data for the previous 12 months (i.e. each month we publish 13 months of data). At the end of every financial year, when the largest historical revisions are received, we revise figures back to April 2012 (i.e. when we publish March figures each year we revise figures back to April 2012). Prior to December 2015, we revised data back to April 2012 every month.

Statistical quality

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Hywel Dda did not submit any data for mental health treatment codes in from August 2020 due to the Mental Health Migration project, in the months after the pandemic this accounted for between 90 to 180 referrals, but prior to the pandemic this would have accounted for around 240 referrals a month.

Note that data included in this statistical release covers a time period during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has affected both how some NHS services have been offered and people's choices regarding health services. See the latest release for more information.

Keywords

gp referrals; nhs; NHS referrals

Weblinks

The most recent statistical release can be found on the following weblink:
https://gov.wales/nhs-referrals-first-outpatient-appointments

On the 24th February 2015 we published a statistical article, which detailed the impact on the data of including other sources of referrals, and identified patterns and trends of non-GP sources of referral.
http://gov.wales/docs/statistics/2015/150224-analysis-outpatient-referrals-en.pdf

https://cwmtaf.wales/welsh-government-announce-decision-on-bridgend-boundary-change/
https://gov.wales/written-statement-health-board-boundary-bridgend-associated-planning