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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Patients newly diagnosed not via the urgent suspected cancer route starting treatment by local health board and month

Following the announcement on Friday 13th of March regarding the cancellation of certain medical procedures and the relaxation of performance targets, several national data collections have been temporarily ceased and we will also temporarily stop reporting performance statistics. These changes will be in place until at least the October reporting period. Therefore the monthly StatsWales updates will now provide only a summary of activity data.

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[Collapse]Wales749715746718740729784861748753795704882
Wales[Expand]Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board180151181180195162194194171151168169235
[Expand]Hywel Dda University Health Board119127124116127138140137117139136101138
[Expand]Swansea Bay University Health Board.7681639490901311109910090100
[Expand]Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board124............
[Expand]Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.12014012510192104149125126125100145
[Expand]Cwm Taf University Health Board82............
[Expand]Aneurin Bevan University Health Board168160147162157174158157151153171166185
[Expand]Cardiff and Vale University Health Board76817372667398937485957879

Metadata

Title
Monthly Cancer Waiting Times Not via the Urgent Suspected Cancer route (April 2012 onwards)

Last update
21 May 2020 21 May 2020

Next update
18 June 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Cancer waiting times data, Welsh Local Health Boards

Contact email
stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

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
The patients shown here are those treated via the non urgent route. The national target for these patients is: at least 98 per cent of patients newly diagnosed with cancer, not via the urgent route will start definitive treatment within 31 days of diagnosis (regardless of the referral route).
Care should be taken when interpreting percentages, especially when dealing with small numbers.


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.


Frequency of publication
Monthly

Data reference periods
April 2012 onwards

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical release, as per the given weblink.

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

Keywords
cancer; waiting times; health