Health and Care Services

New Publications: Hospital waiting times and Health performance indicators

The main focus of waiting times reporting in NHS Wales is referral to treatment time for elective (planned) treatment. This briefing deals with some of our most frequently asked questions about the referral to treatment pathway. A separate briefing - Health performance indicators - provides a quick reference guide to the targets and corresponding data sources for the main NHS Wales performance indicators. This includes referral to treatment, diagnostic and therapy services, cancer waiting times, time spent in accident and emergency departments, and ambulance response times.

26 September 2019

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The main focus of waiting times reporting in NHS Wales is referral to treatment time for elective (planned) treatment. This briefing deals with some of our most frequently asked questions about the referral to treatment pathway.

New Publication: Hospital waiting times (PDF, 734KB)

A separate briefing – Health performance indicators – provides a quick reference guide to the targets and corresponding data sources for the main NHS Wales performance indicators. This includes referral to treatment, diagnostic and therapy services, cancer waiting times, time spent in accident and emergency departments, and ambulance response times.

New Publication: Health performance indicators (PDF, 734KB)


Article by Philippa Watkins, Rebekah James and Holly Kings, Senedd Research, National Assembly for Wales

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