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Data Support and Monitoring

Waitng Times

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Waiting Times

The Data Support & Monitoring team works with NHS Boards to make sure waiting times data is submitted and managed correctly.

The Data Support & Monitoring team looks after data for:

  • 18 Weeks Referral to Treatment
  • Audiology
  • Diagnostics
  • Stage of Treatment (New Outpatients and Inpatients & Day Cases)
  • Cancer (Monthly & Quarterly)

Data submission and quality checking

Data is submitted by each NHS Board monthly. Checks are then carried out to ensure that data has been submitted in the appropriate format, and contain all the fields that should be present. The team have a standard set of quality checks for waiting times that are kept under review.

Waiting times data Submissions

Submissions for 18 Weeks Referral to Treatment, Audiology and Diagnostics should be emailed to:

Submissions for monthly & quarterly cancer waiting times should be emailed to:

Submissions for Stage of Treatment should be emailed to:

Waiting times data contacts

Elaine Pauline

Elizabeth Cole

Nicola Lamond

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