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NHS: Waiting lists

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what each measured waiting list time in each NHS institution serving North Wiltshire constituency was in each of the last 10 years. (258292)

The available data are for inpatient and outpatient waiting times for the national health service trusts and primary care trusts serving North Wiltshire, as at March for each specified year, and are given in the following tables.

Inpatient and outpatient waiting times—Royal United Hospitals Bath, March 1998 to present

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 1998

10,475

3,729

6,515

n/a

449

n/a

March 1999

9,638

3,309

5,851

n/a

654

n/a

March 2000

8,130

3,272

5,326

n/a

1,199

n/a

March 2001

7,667

2,450

4,503

n/a

1,22

n/a

March 2002

9,972

4,075

6,609

n/a

2,007

n/a

March 2003

9,593

2,702

5,725

n/a

1,131

n/a

March 2004

8,226

1,231

4,256

n/a

424

n/a

March 2005

5,547

1,177

2,966

9,248

294

2,241

March 2006

4,374

1

1,824

8,727

0

1,357

March 2007

4,653

8

1535

8148

0

1,379

March 2008

2,081

0

55

6455

0

122

December 2008

2,421

0

57

7735

0

524

Inpatient and outpatient waiting time— Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Swindon and Marlborough NHS Trust, March 1998 in December 2008 it became Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) March 2008,

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 1998

6,663

2,390

3,985

n/a

1,407

n/a

March 1999

6,456

2,810

4,394

n/a

2,147

n/a

March 2000

5,820

2,195

3,707

n/a

2,996

n/a

March 2001

5,119

1,356

2,653

n/a

498

n/a

March 2002

5,163

951

2,364

n/a

70

n/a

March 2003

5,446

1,022

2,446

n/a

418

n/a

March 2004

6,733

841

2,931

n/a

89

n/a

March 2005

5,596

329

2,263

6,795

46

1,368

March 2006

5,532

0

1,927

6,531

0

889

March 2007

5,643

0

2337

5,169

0

432

March 2008

3,237

0

231

4,231

0

24

December 2008

3,852

0

37

4,155

0

31

Note:

Swindon and Marlborough NHS Trust was in existence until December 2008, it then became the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Inpatient and outpatient waiting time— West Wiltshire Primary Care Trust (PCT), March 2003 to March 2006

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 2003

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

13

n/a

March 2004

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1

n/a

March 2005

n/a

n/a

n/a

14

0

0

March 2006

n/a

n/a

n/a

0

0

0

Notes:

1. Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) do not provide any inpatient consultant led activity data.

2. From October 2006, Kennet and North Wiltshire PCT, West Wiltshire PCT and South Wiltshire PCT merged to became Wiltshire PCT

Inpatient and outpatient waiting times—Kennet and North Wiltshire PCT, March 2003 to March 2006

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 2003

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12

n/a

March 2004

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2

n/a

March 2005

n/a

n/a

n/a

74

0

21

March 2006

n/a

n/a

n/a

0

0

0

Notes:

1. Primary Care Trusts do not provide any inpatient consultant led activity data.

2. From October, 2006 Kennet and North Wiltshire PCT, West Wiltshire PCT and South Wiltshire PCT merged to became Wiltshire PCT

Inpatient and outpatient waiting times—Wiltshire and Swindon Healthcare NHS Trust, March 2000 to March 2002

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 2000

12

0

0

n/a

248

n/a

March 2001

7

0

0

n/a

24

n/a

March 2002

0

0

0

n/a

0

n/a

Inpatient and outpatient waiting times—Wiltshire Healthcare NHS Trust, March 1998 to March 1999

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 1998

188

0

0

n/a

0

n/a

March 1999

79

0

0

n/a

0

n/a

Inpatient and outpatient waiting times - East Wiltshire Healthcare NHS Trust, March 1998 to March 1999

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 1998

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

120

n/a

March 1999

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

5

n/a

Note:

Prior to 2004, only the number of outpatients waiting over 13 weeks were collected.

Outpatient waiting times—Wiltshire Primary Care Trust, March 2007 to present

Inpatients

Outpatients

Total waiting

waiting over 26 weeks

waiting over 13 weeks

Total waiting

waiting over 13 weeks

waiting over eight weeks

March 2007

n/a

n/a

n/a

2

1

March 2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

5

0

0

December 2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

32

0

0

Notes:

1. Wiltshire PCT came into existence in October 2006, outpatient waiting times data are available from March 2007 to present.

2. Primary Care Trusts do not provide any inpatient consultant led activity data.

3. South Wiltshire Primary Care Trust is not included, as it did not provide outpatient or inpatient services.

Source:

Monthly monitoring return and KH07 quarterly return