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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20212: Johann Lamont (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 27 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what the average waiting time is for ophthalmic surgery (a) in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and (b) at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 18 December 2018

The following tables show details of the median waits of ophthalmology patients treated at Greater Glasgow & Clyde and the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Table one sets out the median wait for patients treated by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and table two shows the median wait for residents of territorial NHS Boards treated at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Table 1 - Median wait in days for patients treated by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde for year ending 31 March 2018

New outpatients

Inpatient and Day Case

38

50

Source: ISD Waiting Times Warehouse

Table 2 – Median wait in days for residents of NHS Boards treated at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital for your ending 31 March 2018

NHS Board of Residence

New Outpatients

Inpatient and Day Case

NHS Grampian

215

46

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

72

67

NHS Highland

77

0

NHS Lanarkshire

72

45

NHS Lothian

54

41

Source: ISD Waiting Times Warehouse