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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
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Wales[Expand]Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board192176180151181180195162194194171151168
[Expand]Hywel Dda University Health Board153105119127124116127138140137117139136
[Expand]Swansea Bay University Health Board...76816394909013111099100
[Expand]Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board131131124..........
[Expand]Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board...12014012510192104149125126125
[Expand]Cwm Taf University Health Board1259482..........
[Expand]Aneurin Bevan University Health Board199161168160147162157174158157151153171
[Expand]Cardiff and Vale University Health Board97667681737266739893748595


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

Last update
19 March 2020 19 March 2020

Next update
23 April 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Cancer waiting times data, Welsh Local Health Boards

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage

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

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

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
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cancer; waiting times; health