The information is shown in the following table.
Information on outpatient paediatric ophthalmology appointments in 2014-15
Median waiting time in days for a first appointment1
Number of appointments that were cancelled by the hospital
Number of appointments that were cancelled by the patient
Number of appointments that the patient did not attend
National average unit cost of a first appointment2
Hospital episode statistics, Health and Social Care Information Centre
Reference costs, Department of Health
1Waiting time is defined as the time in days between the date the referral request was received and the date of the first appointment, whether it was attended or not.
2Defined as a consultant-led single-professional first appointment. Separate data are collected are collected on non-consultant-led, multi-professional, and follow-up appointments.