National Statistics

Referral to treatment times: January to March 2016

Data showing information on the number of people treated within 26 weeks of the date a referral letter was received in the hospital.


Referral to treatment times: Quarter ending March 2016


Referral to Treatment Time is the period of time from referral by a GP or other medical practitioner to hospital for treatment in the NHS in Wales. A referral to treatment pathway covers the time waited from referral to hospital for treatment in the NHS in Wales and includes time spent waiting for any hospital appointments, tests, scans or other procedures that may be needed before being treated.

Published 9 June 2016