In Lothian, 1682 patents waited
more than four hours and 50 waited
more than 12 hours.
The people of Israel were miraculously delivered from slavery in Egypt, led across the Red Sea by the mighty hand of Moses--and then they waited
But the NHS Information and Statistics Division calculated last December that 3382 people had waited
more than 12 months for treatment.
The average times waited
per person in this study were one-third higher than those found in the 1991 study.
Only five patients waited
more than 22 weeks to receive their treatment.
In Glendale, customers waited
elbow to elbow, craning their necks to see whether their number was finally up.
40 days on average from when they saw a specialist to the timethey received treatment.
MY SISTER EVELYN WAITED
A LONG TIME BEFORE she met the man she would marry.
Only 37 per cent of people waited
less than a month for an outpatient appointment and 5 per cent waited
more than 26 weeks,
Not only have we eliminated all of them, we have also treated 18,000 people who had waited
15, 16 and 17 months.
Just under 200,000 people are waiting for their first hospital appointment with 167,000 being seen in under six months but 290 patients are in the queue having waited
longer than the 12 months target.
Around 800 of these patients have been treated in English hospitals after they waited
than a year and a half for an operation at their local hospital.
In North Wales, the figure was 35,657, of which 1,224 waited
more than 12 months.
Officials said some students waited
up to two hours for a bus.
A total of 67,800 patients are waiting to be admitted to hospital for treatment and of these 53,000 have waited
less than six months.