Diagnostic Waiting Times

Details information on the number of patients waiting, and length of time waiting, for diagnostic services, as well as diagnostic reporting turnaround times at Health and Social Care (HSC) Trusts in Northern Ireland. Data are presented by HSC Trust, diagnostic service and time band.

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Creation Date October 5, 2017, 10:10 (UTC)
Topic Category Health

Information on diagnostic waiting times is collected quarterly using the departmental returns SDR1 (Part 1&2). Diagnostic reporting turnaround times information is collected quarterly using the diagnostic reporting turnaround time (DRTT) information return. Data providers are supplied with a technical guidance document outlining the methodologies that should be used in the collection, reporting and validation of this data. This document can be accessed at the following link: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/diagnostic-waiting-times-guidance-and-returns

Frequency of Update Quarterly
Contact Name Hospital Information Branch
Contact Email HIB.Returns@health-ni.gov.uk
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