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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Patient pathways waiting to start treatment by month and grouped weeks
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Sep-2011359,16625,8677,434392,467
Oct-2011358,61523,7137,469389,797
Nov-2011356,01923,3297,629386,977
Dec-2011350,99825,1947,699383,891
Jan-2012346,71622,4606,543375,719
Feb-2012350,83120,9924,863376,686
Mar-2012366,98921,6251,614390,228
Apr-2012371,47923,2112,101396,791
May-2012371,99624,1962,277398,469
Jun-2012375,89525,3772,803404,075
Jul-2012375,26524,8173,103403,185
Aug-2012373,77729,4813,428406,686
Sep-2012364,95332,4683,201400,622
Oct-2012366,00930,4573,733400,199
Nov-2012358,64330,4064,425393,474
Dec-2012352,39731,1965,426389,019
Jan-2013347,15628,6846,850382,690
Feb-2013352,89226,2396,390385,521
Mar-2013356,67827,7795,414389,871
Apr-2013357,49330,9887,611396,092
May-2013362,20934,5938,933405,735
Jun-2013368,36531,57310,123410,061
Jul-2013375,19230,19711,109416,498
Aug-2013370,96434,41113,147418,522
Sep-2013368,56936,69611,672416,937
Oct-2013366,87536,86712,281416,023
Nov-2013364,99936,50313,269414,771
Dec-2013360,17040,87514,745415,790
Jan-2014357,71938,32416,109412,152
Feb-2014364,00434,67115,388414,063
Mar-2014371,87735,97910,586418,442
Apr-2014371,74439,47012,795424,009
May-2014371,22343,66715,499430,389
Jun-2014379,65138,85016,407434,908
Jul-2014378,33637,79517,653433,784
Aug-2014377,04941,43720,152438,638
Sep-2014371,18442,92618,810432,920
Oct-2014372,00639,76519,785431,556
Nov-2014365,68838,18119,679423,548
Dec-2014357,88341,42021,230420,533
Jan-2015349,70341,43923,532414,674
Feb-2015354,68737,81223,238415,737
Mar-2015360,49638,94818,938418,382
Apr-2015364,09242,07422,753428,919
May-2015364,33845,16325,519435,020
Jun-2015372,81041,44625,373439,629
Jul-2015377,53139,00027,313443,844
Aug-2015374,55941,32428,652444,535
Sep-2015370,75446,85225,014442,620
Oct-2015372,43844,76326,005443,206
Nov-2015371,84741,12325,872438,842
Dec-2015365,80646,05126,341438,198
Jan-2016363,18142,76726,356432,304
Feb-2016368,56936,82122,767428,157
Mar-2016371,65539,12517,190427,970
Apr-2016374,37140,30719,358434,036
May-2016373,44741,27319,446434,166
Jun-2016379,02738,29017,611434,928
Jul-2016383,49437,97220,075441,541
Aug-2016379,40141,47121,663442,535
Sep-2016382,31143,66817,841443,820
Oct-2016378,59542,64820,142441,385
Nov-2016378,06540,25820,385438,708
Dec-2016371,13144,80520,151436,087
Jan-2017368,08740,01421,386429,487
Feb-2017374,46636,78019,395430,641
Mar-2017382,22239,96012,354434,536
Apr-2017383,09142,14816,587441,826

Metadata

Title
Combined Referral to Treatment waiting times - patients waiting (September 2011 onwards)

Last update
18 May 2017 18 May 2017

Next update
22 June 2017

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Referral to treatment times (RTT), 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 data on referral to treatment waiting times for patient pathways waiting (open pathway) to start treatment by grouped weeks.

In March 2016, we changed some of the terminology used in referral to treatment reporting. Previously, when publishing these statistics, we used the terminology ‘patients’. However, some users misinterpreted this as unique patients. It is possible that a person could be on a number of different lists waiting for different conditions – i.e. there would be one patient but more than one pathway. Due to the RTT dataset being an aggregate data collection we’re not able to measure the number of unique patients. Therefore, we are using the terminology ‘patient pathways’, to better reflect the fact that one person can be on multiple waiting lists. The methodology use to measure and calculate these statistics has not changed. This is also more consistent with the other nations of the UK in their reporting of RTT.

From April 2016, there has been a change in the treatment function codes submitted by the local health boards.

Prior to February 2017, rheumatology data for Betsi Cadwaladr has been over reported due to the fact that they erroneously included DEXA scans in the data they submitted. From February 2017 onwards the data submitted by the health board is correct. The health board is currently investigating whether it will be possible to resubmit their historic data excluding DEXA scans, as these are not reportable under RTT.


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
September 2011 onwards

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical release, as per the given weblink.

Rounding applied
Betsi Cadwaladr have resubmitted data for paediatric surgery in November 2016, December 2016 and January 2017. Powys Teaching have resubmitted cardiology data for January 2017

Revisions information
Betsi Cadwaladr have resubmitted data for paediatric surgery in November 2016, December 2016 and January 2017. Powys Teaching have resubmitted cardiology data for January 2017

Statistical quality
Please find this information in the related statistical release, as per the given weblink.

Weblinks
The most recent statistical release can be found on the following weblink:
http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/referral-to-treatment-times/?lang=en

Keywords
waiting times; health; treatment; hospital