National Statistics

NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times: May 2015

A monthly report showing the number of people waiting for more than 8 weeks for diagnostic services and 14 weeks for therapy services.

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There are operational standards for maximum waiting times for access to these services. The maximum wait for access to specified diagnostic tests is 8 weeks and for specified therapy services is 14 weeks. The main target about time to treatment for the NHS in Wales is that 95 per cent of patients will have a referral to treatment time which is less than 26 weeks.