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County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Volume 457: debated on Wednesday 7 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent assessment she has made of waiting times in the County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospital Trust area. (123652)

The following table shows the provider based waiting time information for County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals National Health Service Trust as at end of December 2006.

Stage of treatment

Total waiting

Median(weeks)

Number waiting over 13 weeks

Number waiting over 26 weeks

Number waiting over 52 weeks

Inpatient admission

5,092

5.8

839

0

n/a

Outpatient appointment

6,467

3.2

0

0

n/a

Diagnostic test

8,127

8.3

3,574

2,627

1,061

Source:

Department of Health, KH07, QM08 and DM01