National Statistics

NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times: November 2015

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



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.