Trusts Miss Targets to Reduce Waiting Times

More than half of England’s hospital trusts have missed their elective waiting time targets set by NHS Improvement.

Health Service Journal’s (subscription required) analysis of the 18 week referral to treatment time data for the second quarter of 2016-17 showed 66 trusts missed targets set for them by the regulator. The national target is for trusts to have no more than 8% of their patients waiting more than 18 weeks for elective treatment.

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Published 21. November 2016 in News UK