Consultant-led Referral to Treatment Waiting Times

This section contains information on Consultant-led Referral To Treatment (RTT) waiting times, which monitor the length of time from referral through to elective treatment.

National Statistics Office logoMonthly RTT waiting times data has been published since March 2007. Initially data was only published for patients whose RTT pathways ended in admission for treatment (admitted pathways). Non-admitted and Incomplete RTT pathway data has been published since since August 2007. Adjusted admitted RTT pathway data has been published since March 2008.

Latest data

2012-13 RTT waiting times data
2011-12 RTT waiting times data
Data prior to 2011-12 is currently still found here on the old RTT web page

Pre-release Access List

Pre-Release Access List (PDF, 7K)

Annual Statistical Report

Download 2011 Annual Report (PDF, 155K)
Download 2010 Annual Report (PDF, 362K)
Download 2009 Annual Report (PDF, 283K)


RTT waiting times clock rules and FAQ
Guide to waiting times for patients

Contact Us

For further information about the published statistics, please contact us at:

Knowledge & Intelligence
NHS Finance, Performance & Operations
Department of Health
Room 4E40
Quarry House
Leeds LS2 7UE
Great Britain

Phone: 0113 254 6387

If you are a patient wishing to discuss your own waiting time experience, you should contact your local PCT, which you can find via the NHS Choices website below:

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