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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-20240: Johann Lamont (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 27 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government for which surgical procedures NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is currently in breach of the Treatment Time Guarantee.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 18 December 2018

Specialty

Performance

Number of patients seen

Number of patients who waited over 12 weeks

Oral Surgery

13.5%

96

83

Paediatric Dentistry

20.8%

178

141

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

44.5%

3134

1740

Paediatric Surgery

49.1%

275

140

Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery

53.7%

67

31

Neurosurgery

67.9%

196

63

Ear, Nose & Throat (Ent)

73.2%

1621

434

Urology

79.2%

1842

383

General Surgery (Excl Vascular)

85.6%

2385

344

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

85.9%

305

43

Ophthalmology

87.9%

2801

340

Cardiothoracic Surgery

93.3%

30

2

Plastic Surgery

96.6%

1205

41

Vascular Surgery

99.3%

430

3

Source: ISD

Table 1 – Performance against Treatment Time Guarantee for surgical specialties at NHS GG&C for quarter ending 30 September 2018

Data on NHS Boards’ performance against the Treatment Times Guarantee standard is collected at specialty level. NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde’s performance for surgical specialties for the quarter ending 30 September 2018 is set out in the following table.