NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Information on waiting times in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

What these statistics show

The following is shown for each specialty in each health board of treatment:

  • how many patients were admitted for treatment between 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022
  • median wait – one simple way of explaining this is that roughly half of patients waited less than the median and half of patients waited longer

The median aims to provide an indication of a typical length of wait that those patients experienced.

About the statistics

These statistics are collated and quality assured by Public Health Scotland.

They were gathered from national data on patients who completed their wait for treatment from 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022. The statistics for this period are displayed in weeks.

Statistics are not included if there were less than 20 patients admitted for treatment in the period. This is to make sure that the:

  • risk of revealing information about individual patients is minimised
  • number of cases is high enough to provide meaningful statistics

If your waiting time isn't shown here, please visit the Public Health Scotland website for the full release of national statistics. You can also contact your local health board for further information.

The next set of statistics will be published on 6 September 2022. This will show waiting times from 1 April 2022 to 30 June 2022.

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Waiting times in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Anaesthetics

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 34

Median waiting time:

  • 7 weeks
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Number of patients seen:

  • 30

Median waiting time:

  • 16 weeks
Clinical Radiology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 31

Median waiting time:

  • 2 weeks
Ear, Nose and Throat

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 859

Median waiting time:

  • 7 weeks
Gastroenterology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 312

Median waiting time:

  • 4 weeks
General Surgery

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 2012

Median waiting time:

  • 4 weeks
Haematology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 271

Median waiting time:

  • 1 week
Medical Oncology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 340

Median waiting time:

  • 2 weeks
Neurosurgery

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 147

Median waiting time:

  • 5 weeks
Oral Surgery

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 30

Median waiting time:

  • 12 weeks
Paediatric Dentistry

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 68

Median waiting time:

  • 7 weeks
Plastic Surgery

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 921

Median waiting time:

  • 3 weeks
Respiratory Medicine

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 395

Median waiting time:

  • 1 week
Cardiology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 152

Median waiting time:

  • 6 weeks
Clinical Oncology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 443

Median waiting time:

  • 2 weeks
Community Dental Practice

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 199

Median waiting time:

  • 5 weeks
Endocrinology and Diabetes

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 120

Median waiting time:

  • 4 weeks
General Medicine

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 30

Median waiting time:

  • 2 weeks
Gynaecology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 515

Median waiting time:

  • 6 weeks
Infectious Diseases

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 123

Median waiting time:

  • 1 week
Neurology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 33

Median waiting time:

  • 3 weeks
Ophthalmology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 1618

Median waiting time:

  • 9 weeks
Orthopaedics

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 1768

Median waiting time:

  • 21 weeks
Paediatric Surgery

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 171

Median waiting time:

  • 5 weeks
Renal Medicine

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 84

Median waiting time:

  • 3 weeks
Urology

Number of patients admitted for treatment:

  • 1387

Median waiting time:

  • 4 weeks

Help and support with waiting times

Your local health board can provide further information on waiting times. You can also contact them if you have any queries around your waiting time.

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Keeping well

It's important that you try to keep yourself as fit and healthy as possible while you wait for your treatment. This'll give you the best chance of a good recovery afterwards.

Further information on keeping well