waiting time


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waiting time

The time an NHS patient waits (in days) between when a consultant decides that further action—e.g., routine appointment, hospital admission for a procedure, etc.—is needed and the patient is placed on a waiting list, and the date the further action actually occurs.
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Findings also revealed around 90% of people in the last year were seen in 49 weeks or less, with an average waiting time of 31.5 weeks - a significant increase from 18.5 weeks in 2016-17 and 21.4 in 2017-18.
There are some estimates that because there are so many Indians applying for immigrant visas, the waiting time could be up to 60 years, based on their priority date.
"It is vital that health boards now act to ensure all health boards meet waiting time guarantees for ophthalmology patients."
compare different hospitals' waiting times when booking your treatment
Waiting time to get registered, consultation and total waiting time was noted.
These included the implementation of the Ideal Clinic model, of which improving patient waiting time is a component.
The factors causing long patients waiting time were found after interviewing patients, nursing staff, consulting doctor's staff and ancillary staff and fishbone diagram was used to study cause and effect analysis by brainstorming.
Based on this, it will be conducted research that aims to determine whether there is influence between prescription waiting time and the level of patient satisfaction mediated by the quality of pharmacy unit service at the public hospital in Bandung, knowing that the pharmacy unit can improve the quality, especially in improving the rate of pharmaceutical service and increase patient satisfaction in the era of NHI.
He added this would start the waiting time clock all over again, which met targets but increased waiting times for patients.
THE Scottish Government have announced PS2.85million of funding to cut waiting times for cancer patients.