Date lodged: 9 August 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what the average waiting time has been for (a) routine and (b) urgent outpatient appointments for rheumatology patients in (i) 2016, (ii) 2017 and (iii) 2018.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 13 September 2018
The information requested is provided in the following table. Please note that due to ongoing technical issues information from NHS Ayrshire and Arran and NHS Tayside are not included in the figures below.
NHS SCOTLAND: MEDIAN WAITING TIMES FOR URGENT AND ROUTINE FIRST OUTPATIENT APPOINTMENT IN RHEUMATOLOGY
January to June 2018
Median Wait –Urgent
Median Wait - Routine
Source: Waiting Times Warehouse