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Royal Sussex County Hospital

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 25 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the waiting times are to see a cardiology consultant at the Royal Sussex county hospital in Brighton. (93337)

The information requested is only available at trust level. The information in the following table details hospital waiting times for first out-patient attendance for the cardiology specialty at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. The information is based on patients not yet seen at the end of the quarter ending 30 June 2006 who have been waiting after a general practitioner referral.

Waiting times in weeks

Cardiology

Not Seen

0 to <1

60

1 to <2

72

2 to <3

63

3 to <4

66

4 to <5

42

5 to <6

48

6 to <7

40

7 to <8

51

8 to <9

31

9 to <10

21

10 to <11

29

11 to <12

3

12 to <13

5

13 to <14

0

14 to <15

0

15 to <16

0

16 to <17

0

17+

0

Source: Department of Health QM08.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average time that patients waited to be treated in the accident and emergency department of the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton was in the most recent period for which figures are available. (93353)

The Department does not collect data at individual hospital level. For quarter one 2006-07, 97.8 per cent. of patients that attended all types of accident and emergency department at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals National Health Service Trust were admitted, transferred or discharged in under four hours.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the waiting time is to see an (a) paediatric and (b) dermatology consultant at the Royal Sussex county hospital in Brighton. (93354)

The information requested is only available at trust level. The information in the table details the hospital waiting times for first out-patient attendance for paediatrics specialties and dermatology specialty at the Brighton and Sussex University hospitals national health service trust for 2004-05. This information is based on patients not yet seen at the end of the quarter ending 30 June 2006 who have been waiting after a general practitioner referral.

Waiting times in weeks

Paediatric dentistry

Paediatric surgery

Paediatrics

Dermatology

Not seen

0 to <1

1

28

34

147

1 to <2

0

23

34

201

2 to <3

2

5

34

156

3 to <4

0

7

23

98

4 to <5

0

2

16

71

5 to <6

0

0

24

74

6 to <7

0

2

20

51

7 to <8

0

2

29

49

8 to <9

0

2

11

29

9 to <10

0

1

20

13

10 to <11

0

0

4

8

11 to <12

0

1

3

1

12 to <13

0

0

0

2

13 to <14

0

0

0

0

14 to <15

0

0

0

0

15 to <16

0

0

0

0

16 to <17

0

0

0

0

17+

0

0

0

0

Source: Department of Health QM08