NHS Scotland sees more patients within 18 weeks as demand soars

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland sees more patients within 18 weeks as demand soars

From the NHS Information Services division today: ‘In June 2018, 82.8% of patients across Scotland were reported as being seen within 18 weeks. The figures for April and May were 80.9% and 82.6% respectively.’ https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Waiting-Times/Publications/2018-08-28/2018-08-28-WT-18WksRTT-Report.pdf?97575014830 This has been achieved against the background of an increase since 2012, of 35% in the number of patients waiting for treatment and of 43% in the number of patients waiting for a first appointment. See:  

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland sees more patients within 18 weeks as demand soars