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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Diagnostic and Therapy Services Waiting Times by week
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[Collapse]All Welsh Hospitals20,34517,64114,96111,8419,5538,1146,3624,14692,9631,4872,0492,5591,9871,5011,09310,67675064451842142337435633827826122718319116317613515310466696839262526222586,294109,933
All Welsh Hospitals[Expand]Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board3,8753,7573,1122,4951,9321,5861,26678918,812257248354264175901,38831.........................420,204
[Expand]Powys Teaching Health Board6925124944273082551871042,97923222916529741.52........1..1...111...18353,111
[Expand]Hywel Dda LHB3,1072,1851,9161,4151,18895470642111,8922052273613243062121,63517114112110411293779365614532352945354244313420998812471,52315,050
[Expand]Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University LHB2,4002,8312,6321,9871,7061,3601,03762714,5801631392532211611431,080911046453462812812115104547541122.1...48016,140
[Expand]Cwm Taf LHB2,8012,1581,5339958426355263959,885147235266186107681,009413622232519239137632411111.1.1.2.424611,140
[Expand]Aneurin Bevan LHB3,8633,2912,9212,4092,0711,8441,3471,03718,7833826867145954563813,2143262101951511371611541321221111058689767255562913161714112142,33624,333
[Expand]Cardiff and Vale University LHB3,6072,9072,3532,1131,5061,4801,29377316,0323104925823812911972,25311415111685101739096667166526148543748262018271314151491851,67019,955

Metadata

Title
Diagnostic and Therapy Services Waiting Times by week

Last update
20 April 2017 20 April 2017

Next update
18 May 2017

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

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

Contact email
stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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.

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.

Revisions information
October, November and December 2010 and January 2011 figures for Radiology (Consultant referral) and Radiology (GP referral) at Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board have been resubmitted since the last update.

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.
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.

Weblinks
The most recent statistical release on diagnostic and therapy services can be found on the following weblink:
http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/nhs-diagnostic-therapy-service-waiting-times/?lang=en

Keywords
hospital; waiting times; diagnostic; therapy