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Abstract

Contains commissioner based and provider based 18 weeks referral statistics. Data available by PCT, SHA and NHS trusts.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Waiting time from referral to treatment
Variables

Referral To Treatment (RTT) times for patients whose 18 week clock stopped during the month with an inpatient/day case admission (total (all), total (known clock start), total (known clock start) within 18 weeks, % within 18 weeks)

Keywords
Waiting time, referral, 18 weeks target, treatment, referral to treatment
Identifier Variables
PCT, SHA, NHS trust, PCO
Economic/Subject Categories
Quality, Outcomes
Area of Health System
Primary care, Secondary care
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Department of Health
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

Patients from all NHS organisations

Availability
Department of Health
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.dh.gov.uk/[…]/index.htm OR http://www.performance.doh.gov.uk/rtt/
Contact
data18weeks@dh.gsi.gov.uk