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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Patients newly diagnosed via the urgent suspected cancer route starting treatment by month
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Click here to sortTotal starting treatment within 62 daysClick here to sortTotal starting treatmentClick here to sort% Starting treatment within 62 daysClick here to sortTotal number of urgent suspected cancer referrals received and confirmed urgent by the specialist
April 200520527474.81,813
May 200518725872.52,141
June 200519728668.92,385
July 200521732267.42,201
August 200521030968.02,238
September 200517427363.72,201
October 200514824161.42,118
November 200517629060.72,071
December 200517126265.31,792
January 200617527264.31,844
February 200615524762.82,033
March 200618128962.62,437
April 200618826870.12,130
May 200620128969.62,664
June 200622832270.82,401
July 200625434174.52,599
August 200622832370.62,500
September 200622931572.72,496
October 200627137173.02,749
November 200626735974.42,824
December 200626032280.72,197
January 200730537681.12,640
February 200727232583.72,550
March 200731233792.62,879
April 200729332191.32,585
May 200735038590.93,044
June 200734037690.43,053
July 200735238092.63,323
August 200736439292.93,223
September 200734136493.73,001
October 200736038992.53,616
November 200736338594.33,352
December 200730832694.52,569
January 200835036396.43,412
February 200836937797.93,584
March 200836336798.93,047
April 200833434297.74,031
May 200833534696.83,679
June 200838940496.33,490
July 200839041494.23,339
August 200832733896.73,140
September 200838541592.83,960
October 200840943494.24,119
November 200840042095.23,602
December 200836139192.33,213
January 200938041092.73,676
February 200936138992.83,486
March 200938340993.64,250
April 200938941094.93,966
May 200936339991.03,515
June 200944148291.54,000
July 200944848692.24,159
August 200933737689.63,306
September 200935940189.53,620
October 200934038688.14,103
November 200936939194.43,762
December 200935738393.23,281
January 201033336391.73,537
February 201030934689.33,911
March 201043046991.74,217
April 201035339290.13,878
May 201039643790.63,813
June 201038842591.34,736
July 201042043796.14,225
August 201037539395.43,847
September 201040845789.34,168
October 201035938094.53,723
November 201040143392.63,928
December 201035538193.22,895
January 201133636691.83,457
February 201132736090.83,786
March 201139744190.04,162
April 201134738789.73,704
May 201134740386.14,103
June 201136843085.64,783
July 201142547988.74,023
August 201141845891.34,441
September 201136941888.34,340
October 201138243388.24,460
November 201141245590.54,276
December 201137440692.13,811
January 201238342490.34,558
February 201237642688.34,368
March 201240644790.84,661
April 201236541987.14,333
May 201245251687.65,126
June 201235039289.34,540
July 201240146286.85,335
August 201241748985.35,367
September 201236242285.85,103
October 201243449987.05,849
November 201241248385.35,304
December 201236042584.74,013
January 201339447782.65,328
February 201336344282.14,965
March 201340847486.14,733
April 201338547880.55,169
May 201339046683.75,131
June 201338747681.35,010
July 201348156984.56,279
August 201342848388.65,386
September 201344951786.85,609
October 201350154292.46,314
November 201352056592.05,937
December 201344648592.05,188
January 201451356690.65,840
February 201446651590.55,056
March 201442548487.85,365
April 201448253789.85,452
May 201442447988.55,860
June 201447956884.36,168
July 201454563585.87,000
August 201442149485.25,850
September 201451060584.35,675
October 201451359086.96,312
November 201449855789.46,017
December 201452760187.75,865
January 201546256082.56,850
February 201540649182.77,173
March 201549857786.36,645
April 201544151685.56,837
May 201543251084.76,752
June 201548157983.17,396
July 201552360087.27,934
August 201545955083.56,780
September 201551860385.96,519
October 201548459980.86,415
November 201548457484.36,959
December 201549557486.26,420
January 201649256986.56,701
February 201648555986.87,469
March 201648656785.77,231
April 201649757386.78,180
May 201653460388.67,965
June 201657866886.57,662
July 201652661485.77,744
August 201654663885.67,793
September 201655366083.87,949
October 201653462385.78,001
November 201652861086.68,042
December 201649958086.06,983
January 201759468387.07,867
February 201751259086.87,602
March 201763671289.38,838
April 201750256289.36,983
May 201754463485.88,431
June 201753764183.88,788
July 201754962188.48,266
August 201757465787.48,047
September 201752461385.57,824
October 201755763787.48,315
November 201763470390.28,185
December 201746453287.26,672
January 201852962085.38,171
February 201851659387.07,989
March 201856063188.78,682
April 201847956085.59,174
May 201857668684.09,615
June 201856866185.99,278
July 201861972485.59,614
August 201862271587.09,820
September 201856066584.29,172
October 201868879486.610,612
November 201863073985.39,820
December 201856464287.97,842
January 201958168085.410,252
February 201957467485.29,734
March 201955764886.010,198
April 201957267484.99,675
May 201957472179.610,658
June 201952165679.49,897
July 201959975179.811,057
August 201958671781.79,424

Metadata

Title
Monthly Cancer Waiting Times via the Urgent Suspected Cancer route (April 2005 onwards)

Last update
17 October 2019 17 October 2019

Next update
21 November 2019

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Cancer waiting times data, Welsh Local Health Boards

Contact email
stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

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 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.

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.


Revisions information
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Statistical quality
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Keywords
cancer; waiting times; health