Case Number 4721
Request Date 12/04/2016
Completion Date 25/04/2016

 

Details of the Request

1. Please set out the number of individual elective procedures that took place in your Trust in 2015 for the following categories –

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hernia Operations
  • Adenoid Operations
  • Gallstone Operations
  • Tonsillectomies
  • Cataract Operations
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gender Reassignment Surgery

 

2. Please set out the mean average waiting time (in days), within your Trust, for each of the following procedures in 2015 – Please also include referral to treatment (RTT) waiting time

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hernia Operations
  • Adenoid Operations
  • Gallstone Operations
  • Tonsillectomies
  • Cataract Operations
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gender Reassignment Surgery

 

3. Please set out the number of patients who waited over 18 weeks, within your Trust, for each of the following procedures in 2015 –

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hernia Operations
  • Adenoid Operations
  • Gallstone Operations
  • Tonsillectomies
  • Cataract Operations
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gender Reassignment Surgery

 

4. What number of patient’s surgeries were cancelled on the day in the calendar year of 2015?

 

5. On average how many extra days or weeks did patients wait for surgery beyond the 18 week limit?

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hernia Operations
  • Adenoid Operations
  • Gallstone Operations
  • Tonsillectomies
  • Cataract Operations
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gender Reassignment Surgery

 

Details of the Response

1. Please set out the number of individual elective procedures that took place in your Trust in 2015 for the following categories

Procedure Number
Hip Replacement 396
Knee Replacement 479
Hernia Operations 634
Adenoid Operations 225
Gallstone Operations 437
Tonsillectomies 265
Cataract Operations 2590
Bariatric Surgery 134
Gender Reassignment Surgery N/A

 

2. Please set out the mean average waiting time (in days), within your Trust, for each of the following procedures in 2015 – Please also include referral to treatment (RTT) waiting time

Procedure Average Waiting Time (Days) from DTA to Admit Referral to Treatment (Days)
(Pauses not included)
Hip Replacement 78 107 *
Knee Replacement 80 99 *
Hernia Operations 72 111 *
Adenoid Operations 39 78 *
Gallstone Operations 68 99 *
Tonsillectomies 45 91 *
Cataract Operations 68 104 *
Bariatric Surgery 59 59 *
Gender Reassignment Surgery N/A N/A

* Waiting days while the RTT clock was paused (due to patient choice) have not been removed from these figures

 

3. Please set out the number of patients who waited over 18 weeks, within your Trust, for each of the following procedures in 2015

Procedure Number of people who waited over 18 weeks
(Pauses not included)
Hip Replacement 104 *
Knee Replacement 96 *
Hernia Operations 176 *
Adenoid Operations 21 *
Gallstone Operations 95 *
Tonsillectomies 35 *
Cataract Operations 354 *
Bariatric Surgery 2 *
Gender Reassignment Surgery N/A

* Waiting days while the RTT clock was paused (due to patient choice) have not been removed from these figures

 

4. What number of patient’s surgeries were cancelled on the day in the calendar year of 2015?

23

 

5. On average how many extra days or weeks did patients wait for surgery beyond the 18 week limit?

Procedure Number
(Pauses not included)
Hip Replacement 26 *
Knee Replacement 22 *
Hernia Operations 35 *
Adenoid Operations 27 *
Gallstone Operations 38 *
Tonsillectomies 30 *
Cataract Operations 24 *
Bariatric Surgery 24 *
Gender Reassignment Surgery N/A

* Waiting days while the RTT clock was paused (due to patient choice) have not been removed from these figures