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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16382: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 3 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what the waiting times have been for patients who require a (a) pre-colonoscopy assessment and (b) colonoscopy in each quarter since 1999, also broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Shona Robison 18 May 2018

Information is only collected centrally for colonoscopy and not for pre-colonoscopy assessment. ISD have published information on performance against the 6 week waiting time standard for colonoscopy since 30 June 2009 - this information can be obtained on the ISD website at:

http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics//Waiting-Times/Publications/data-tables2017.asp?id=2107#2107