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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Patients newly diagnosed via the urgent suspected cancer route starting treatment by local health board and month
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WalesBetsi Cadwaladr University Health Board141132123130152155159137166141122128126131
Hywel Dda University Health Board779180788098981091131069489100101
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board139117124116133155129138147123129116162117
Cwm Taf University Health Board5454645951685247646053416252
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board811039596104108911089196119119133111
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board77628194838485997997938710078


Monthly Cancer Waiting Times via the Urgent Suspected Cancer route (April 2012 onwards)

Last update
15 March 2017 15 March 2017

Next update
20 April 2017

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 newly diagnosed with cancer who started definitive treatment via the Urgent Suspected Cancer route. The national target for these patients is: at least 95 per cent of patients diagnosed with cancer, via the urgent suspected cancer route will start definitive treatment within 62 days of receipt of referral.

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.

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
April 2012 onwards

Users, uses and context
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Statistical quality
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The most recent statistical release can be found on the following weblink:

cancer; waiting times; health