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Cancer Waiting Times Statistics for January-March 2008
This publication includes the number of cancer patients urgently referred for each of the geographic health boards and the proportion of these treated within 62 days of referral, broken down by tumour site. Also included are 2007 waiting-times statistics for acute leukaemia, childhood cancers and diagonisis to treatment waiting times for breast cancer.
The main findings are:
List of Tables
Waiting-Times Statistics by Health Board of Diagnosis for Patients Diagnosed During January-March 2008 with:
Breast Cancer | Colorectal Cancer | Head and Neck Cancer | Lung Cancer | Lymphoma Cancer
Melanoma Cancer | Ovarian Cancer | Upper GI Cancers | Urological Cancers | All Cancers
Waiting-Times Statistics for Diagnosis to Treatment by Health Board of Diagnosis for Patients Diagnosed During 2007 with Breast Cancer
Waiting-Times Statistics for Urgent Referral to Treatment, Diagnosed During 2007:
for Patients with Acute Leukaemia by Health Board of Diagnosis | for Children with Cancer by Cancer Network of Diagnosis
Previously published statistics relating to time periods before January 2008 can be accessed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/health/cancer/waiting-times.
Further information on Health and Community Care statistics within Scotland can be accessed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/topics/statistics/browse/health.
Official statistics are produced by professionally independent statistical staff - more information on the standards of official statistics in Scotland can be accessed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/About
Page updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2008