Reference 2017-677

REF:            2017-677

Subject:        Average and longest waits for cancer treatment

 

 

Request:

I write under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.

Firstly, in days what is the a) average and b) longest a single patient has waited to receive a First Consultant Appointment following a GP Urgent Referral (two week target) in calendar year 2017 (Year to Date), 2016, 2015, 2010 and 2009.

Secondly, in days what is the a) average and b) longest a single patient has waited for a First Treatment for Cancer following a Decision to Treat (31 days target) in calendar year 2017 (Year to Date), 2016, 2015, 2010 and 2009.

Thirdly, in days what is the a) average and b) longest a single patient has waited for a First Treatment for Cancer following a GP Urgent Referral (62 days target) in calendar year 2017 (Year to Date), 2016, 2015, 2010 and 2009.

For my queries, I attach an Excel document with a table for ease of inputting the data. I would be most grateful if you would use it.

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2017-677 – FOI Request – Average and longest waits for cancer treatment [12 kb] Ms Excel