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NHS Activity &
Performance Summary
May/June 2019
18 July 2019
A&E performance against the 4
hour target decreased slightly this
month, but fewer patients spent
longer than 12 hours in ...
79.6% of patients
newly diagnosed with cancer
via the Urgent route started
treatment within target time
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Delayed Transfers of Care
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NHS Cancer Waiting Times
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Annual publication
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NHS activity and performance summary: May and June 2019

A monthly report summarising data on activity and performance in the Welsh NHS. It includes the latest available monthly information plus a summary of long term trends.

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NHS activity and performance summary: May and June 2019

  1. 1. NHS Activity & Performance Summary May/June 2019 18 July 2019
  2. 2. A&E performance against the 4 hour target decreased slightly this month, but fewer patients spent longer than 12 hours in A&E. The number of patients waiting over 8 weeks for diagnostic services increased and the number waiting over 14 weeks for therapy services also increased. The percentage of patients waiting less than 26 weeks from referral to treatment decreased and the number waiting longer than 36 weeks increased. The average number of daily referrals received increased over the month. The percentage of cancer patients starting treatment within the target time decreased for patients on the urgent pathway but increased for patients on the non urgent pathway. Average daily calls to the ambulance service were the same as last month; the target was met, and performance improved since the previous month. The number of delayed transfers of care increased this month.
  3. 3. 79.6% of patients newly diagnosed with cancer via the Urgent route started treatment within target time (62 days), down 5.3 percentage points from April. 96.5% of patients newly diagnosed with cancer not via the Urgent route started treatment within target time (31 days), up 0.2 percentage points from April. NHS Cancer Waiting Times May 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Apr- 12 Oct- 12 Apr- 13 Oct- 13 Apr- 14 Oct- 14 Apr- 15 Oct- 15 Apr- 16 Oct- 16 Apr- 17 Oct- 17 Apr- 18 Oct- 18 Apr- 19 Percentageofpatients Percentage of patients starting treatment within the target times Not via Urgent suspected route Urgent Suspected route Source: Cancer waiting times data,Welsh Local Health Boards
  4. 4. 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Sep- 11 Mar- 12 Sep- 12 Mar- 13 Sep- 13 Mar- 14 Sep- 14 Mar- 15 Sep- 15 Mar- 16 Sep- 16 Mar- 17 Sep- 17 Mar- 18 Sep- 18 Mar- 19 PercentageofPatientPathways Waiting less than 36 weeks Waiting less than 26 weeks Patientpathways waitingto start treatment Source: Referral to treatment times, NHS Wales Informatics Services (NWIS) 87.1% of patient pathways waiting to start treatment in May had been waiting less than 26 weeks, a decrease of 0.9 percentage points from April. Referral to Treatment Times May 12,398 patient pathways had been waiting over 36 weeks to start treatment in May, an increase of 1,355 since April.
  5. 5. 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000 Oct- 09 Apr- 10 Oct- 10 Apr- 11 Oct- 11 Apr- 12 Oct- 12 Apr- 13 Oct- 13 Apr- 14 Oct- 14 Apr- 15 Oct- 15 Apr- 16 Oct- 16 Apr- 17 Oct- 17 Apr- 18 Oct- 18 Apr- 19 Numberofpatients Diagnostics waiting over 8 weeks Therapies waiting over 14 weeks Source: Diagnostic and therapy services waiting times, NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) Number of patients waiting over the standard time for diagnostic and therapyservices 157 people were waiting over 14 weeks for therapy services in May, an increase of 112 compared to April. NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times May 3,731 patients were waiting over 8 weeks for diagnostic services in May, an increase of 460 compared to April.
  6. 6. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Apr-12 Jul-12 Oct-12 Jan-13 Apr-13 Jul-13 Oct-13 Jan-14 Apr-14 Jul-14 Oct-14 Jan-15 Apr-15 Jul-15 Oct-15 Jan-16 Apr-16 Jul-16 Oct-16 Jan-17 Apr-17 Jul-17 Oct-17 Jan-18 Apr-18 Jul-18 Oct-18 Jan-19 Apr-19 Percentofpatients Time spentin NHS accidentand emergency departments Under 12 hours Under 4 hours Source: Emergency Department Data Set (EDDS) Time spent in NHS accident and emergency departments June 4,057 patients spent 12 hours or more in A&E in June, 740 fewer than in May. 77.9% of patients spent less than 4 hours in A&E in June, 0.2 percentage points less than in May.
  7. 7. Delayed Transfers of Care June 433 delayed transfers of care were reported in the June 2019 census, up from 414 in May 2019. 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 Delayed Transfers of Care: October2004 to June 2019 Delays Last 3 months average Source: Delayed transfers of care database,NHSWales Informatics Services (NWIS) NOTE: an increase in October 2009 was probably partly due to revised procedures
  8. 8. Ambulance services June The percentage of red calls arriving at the scene within 8 minutes in June 2019 was above the 65% target and increased from 70.2% in May 2019.
  9. 9. Web Links NHS Cancer Waiting Times NHS activity and performance summary dashboard StatsWales Annual publication Referral to Treatment Times NHS activity and performance summary dashboard StatsWales Annual publication NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times NHS activity and performance summary dashboard StatsWales Annual publication Ambulance services NHS activity and performance summary dashboard StatsWales Annual publication Delayed Transfers of Care NHS activity and performance summary dashboard StatsWales Annual publication Time spent in NHS accident and emergency departments NHS activity and performance summary dashboard StatsWales Annual publication Further information Contact: stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

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