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Dec-19[Collapse]All Welsh Hospitals104,20510,3031,227895116,630
All Welsh Hospitals[Collapse]Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board21,7223,03155884626,157
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health BoardChirk2104..214
Colwyn Bay549123..672
Community2,0702391.2,310
Deeside732119..851
Denbigh17846..224
Dolgellau.....
H M Stanley.....
Holywell44562..507
Llandudno General842126..968
Llangollen.....
Mold21179..290
Penrhos Stanley Hospital.....
Pwllheli Health Centre.....
Royal Alexandra696170..866
Ruthin Community.....
Tywyn.....
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd4,5582505854,871
Ysbyty Gwynedd4,291712139155,157
Ysbyty Maelor5,5857023608267,473
Abergele Hospital254..29
Bryn Beryl Hospital15572..227
Cefni Hospital526..58
Dolgellau & Barmouth District13045..175
Eryri Hospital9414..108
NW Cancer Treament Centre41..5
Ruthin Community Hospital10619..125
Tywyn & District War Memorial3415..49
Ysbyty Alltwen32196..417
Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley434127..561
[Collapse]Powys Teaching Health Board2,765304353,077
Powys Teaching Health BoardBreconshire War Memorial48426..510
Broddyfi Community9312..105
Bronllys944..98
Builth Wells Cottage.....
Glan Irfon4714..61
Knighton11718..135
Llandrindod Wells43086..516
Llanidloes War Memorial471..48
Montgomery County Infirmary5456624617
Rhayader GP Surgery.....
Unknown Sites in Powys LHB552..57
Victoria Memorial55452.1607
Ystradgynlais Community299231.323
[Collapse]Hywel Dda LHB14,5221,709148316,382
Hywel Dda LHBBronglais General Hospital1,7863175632,162
Derwen8924..113
Glangwili General Hospital3,7622024.3,968
Prince Philip Hospital3,99444043.4,477
Withybush General Hospital4,89172645.5,662
[Collapse]Swansea Bay University Health Board11,2401,0801242512,469
Swansea Bay University Health BoardCefn Coed251..26
Central Clinic420162..582
Morriston4,60437357205,054
Neath/Port Talbot3,2662505353,574
Singleton2,55720814.2,779
Trust36886..454
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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University LHBBridgend.....
Cefn Coed.....
Central Clinic.....
Morriston.....
Neath/Port Talbot.....
Singleton.....
Trust.....
[Collapse]Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board14,9541,5663321116,863
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health BoardAberdare General Hospital.....
Bridgend3,7042691.3,974
Community15918..177
Dewi Sant11911..130
Hollies Health Centre.....
Kenshole Childrens Centre.....
Llwynypia.....
Mountain Ash General Hospital.....
Pontypridd.....
Prince Charles Hospital3,61834320544,170
Royal Glamorgan4,72676112375,617
St Tydfils.....
Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda394962.492
Ysbyty George.....
Ysbyty Cwm Cynon6448..652
Keir Hardie Health Park21015..225
Unknown Sites in Cwm Taf Morgannwg1,003451.1,049
Neath/Port Talbot377...377
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Cwm Taf LHBAberdare General Hospital.....
Community.....
Dewi Sant.....
Hollies Health Centre.....
Keir Hardie Health Park.....
Kenshole Childrens Centre.....
Llwynypia.....
Mountain Ash General.....
Pontypridd.....
Prince Charles Hospital.....
Royal Glamorgan.....
St Tydfils.....
Unknown Sites in Cwm Taf LHB.....
Ysbyty George.....
Ysbyty Cwm Cynon.....
Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda.....
[Collapse]Aneurin Bevan LHB20,9441,12237522,108
Aneurin Bevan LHBBlaina Hospital.....
Caerphilly District Miners.....
Chepstow5525..80
Community6,5973792.6,978
County27...27
Cwmbran7234..106
Gwent3,087257..3,344
Monmouth.....
Nevill Hall2,5141421232,671
Outsourced.....
Royal Gwent6,0061802216,209
St Woolos105...105
Unknown Sites in Aneurin Bevan University LHB.....
Ystrad Mynach.....
Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan357...357
Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr2,124105112,231
Royal Glamorgan.....
[Collapse]Cardiff and Vale University LHB18,0581,49125.19,574
Cardiff and Vale University LHBBarry Hospital41387..500
Community2,2774005.2,682
Cardiff Royal Infirmary757231..988
Llandough3,5331582.3,693
Rookwood.....
Royal Glamorgan.....
St Davids439128..567
University Hospital Wales10,63748718.11,142
Whitchurch2...2

Metadata

Title
Diagnostic and Therapy Services Waiting Times

Last update
20 February 2020 20 February 2020

Next update
19 March 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Diagnostic and therapy services waiting times, NHS Wales Informatics Services (NWIS)

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
This table provides the current diagnostic and therapy services waiting times data.

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.

Sites that were previously included under Community in Betsi Cadwaladr have been included individually in the data from October 2019 onwards. These sites are Abergele Hospital, Bryn Beryl Hospital, Cefni Hospital, Dolgellau & Barmouth District, Eryri Hospital, NW Cancer Treament Centre, Ruthin Community Hospital, Tywyn & District War Memorial, Ysbyty Alltwen and Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley.

Frequency of publication
Monthly

Data reference periods
October 2009 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.

Due to a data issue, figures for nuclear medicine for Aneurin Bevan were under reported between February 2015 and July 2015 inclusive. During these months data for Myocardial Perfusion Scans were not reported under nuclear medicine, whereas outside of these months this test was included under nuclear medicine. Therefore, the decrease in patients seen in February 2015 and the increase seen in August 2015 were due to the way the data were reported, rather than changes in actual numbers of patients. This has caused a difference of approximately 350-400 patients each month, and approximately 150 to 190 of these each month were waiting 8 weeks or longer for their scan. Therefore the exclusion of these patients slightly improves the Welsh performance against the standard.

Diagnostic Endoscopy, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiological Measurement, Physiotherapy and Speech Language for Withybush General Hospital (Hywel Dda Health Board) have been estimated for September 2010 – May 2011 using data from August 2010 as they were unable to submit data due to migration from PAS to Myrddin.

Physiotherapy data for October 2012 for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board are estimated using their data for September 2012, as they were unable to provide full data on physiotherapy for October 2012.

Physiotherapy data for February 2013 for Cardiff and Vale University LHB are estimated using their data for January 2013. This is due to Cardiff and Vale University being unable to provide full data on physiotherapy for February 2013, because staff sickness resulted in patients not being entered into the system in time for the submission.

Radiology & imaging data for June 2013 for Cardiff and Vale University LHB are estimated using their data for May 2013. This is due to Cardiff and Vale University experiencing technical difficulties with the base data.

Neurophysiology data for April 2014 for Betsi Cadwaladr University LHB are estimated using their data for March 2014, this is due to the implementation of the service to a new hospital site which resulted in the April 2014 data being unreliable and hence not submitted by the LHB.
Data for April 2017 for Cwm Taf University Health Board are estimated using their data for March 2017, as they were unable to provide any data for April 2017.

From the April 2018 data (from the June 2018 release of this publication onwards), additional diagnostic tests for Cardiology have been included in the Diagnostic and Therapy waiting times data. These new records have been included in the waiting time totals and as a result there has been an increase in the number of people waiting for a diagnostic test.



Keywords
hospital; waiting times; diagnostic; therapy