York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients were waiting for a first out-patient appointment at York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 1 April and 1 October in 2004 and on the same dates in each year since.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Information is not available in the format requested. The number of patients waiting for a first out-patient appointment at York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 1 April and 1 October in each year since 2004 are shown in the following table:

Month ending: Number waiting at period end
September 2004 4,800
March 2005 7,697
September 2005 7,644
March 2006 5,530
September 2006 4,416
March 2007 2,728
September 2007 3,423
March 2008 2,237
September 2008 2,311
March 2009 2,067
September 2009 1,987
March 2010 1,602
Notes: 1. Out-patient waiting times are measured from general practitioner referral to first out-patient appointment. 2. Figures first published June 2004 and last published March 2010. Source: Department of Health QM08, monthly monitoring return.

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