Clinic
Indicative waiting time to 1st Outpatient attendance/pre op assessmentIndicative waiting time from Outpatient to procedure in weeksIndicative total waiting time from referral received to inpatient/DC procedure
Orthopaedics
New Hip (Joint Replacement)
2 weeks16 weeks 18 weeks
New Hip (Day Case)2 weeks2-3 weeks4-5 weeks
New Knee (Joint Replacement)
2 weeks16 weeks18 weeks
New Knee (Day Case)2 weeks2-3 weeks4-5 weeks
New hand and wrist1 week4 weeks5 weeks
New shoulder and elbow1 week13 weeks14 weeks
New foot and ankle2 weeks15 weeks17 weeks
Paediatric Trauma & Orthopaedics4 weeksN/A4 weeks
General Surgery12 weeks
6-7 weeks for Hernia/Gall bladder;
4-6 months for more specialised surgery
18 weeks for Hernia/Gall bladder;
6-8 months for more specialised surgery
Day Case Hernias12 weeks6-7 weeks for Hernia/Gall bladder;
4-6 months for more specialised surgery
18 weeks for Hernia/Gall bladder;
6-8 months for more specialised surgery
Day Case Gall Bladders12 weeks6-7 weeks for Hernia/Gall bladder;
4-6 months for more specialised surgery
18 weeks for Hernia/Gall bladder;
6-8 months for more specialised surgery
Breast Surgery2 weeks
4 weeks6 weeks
Vascular Surgery6 weeksN/A6 weeks
Urology (Day Theatre procedure)
8 weeks10 weeks18 weeks
Urology9 weeks8 weeks for urgent cases; 18 weeks for non-urgent17 weeks
Cataracts
10 weeks8 weeks 18 weeks