The Department today published the July 2011 data for Referral to treatment waiting times statistics (admitted patients, non-admitted patients and incomplete RTT times).
This data was published on consultant-led Referral to Treatment (RTT) waiting times for patients who were treated during July 2011. In total, 302,285 admitted patients and 853,420 non-admitted patients, for whom English commissioners are responsible, completed their RTT pathway during July 2011.
The key points from the latest release are:
- At national level, 90.6% of admitted patients (measured on an adjusted basis) and 97.4% of non-admitted patients completed their RTT pathway within a maximum of 18 weeks.
- The 95th percentile time waited for patients completing an RTT pathway in July 2011 was 22.4 weeks for admitted patients and 15.8 weeks for non-admitted patients.
- The average (median) time waited for patients completing an RTT pathway in July 2011 was 8.2 weeks for admitted patients and 3.9 weeks for non-admitted patients.
- For patients still waiting for treatment (incomplete pathways) at the end of June 2011, the median waiting time was 5.8 weeks and the 95th percentile was 23.8 weeks.