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Waiting lists and the NHS review reality and myths by Penelope M. Mullen

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Published by Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

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StatementPenelope M Mullen.
SeriesResearch report / University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre -- 29
ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Health Services Management Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21638663M
ISBN 10070441211X

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  A. s one of the thousands of people waiting for a hip replacement, I’d like to highlight some of the consequences of longer waiting lists (NHS .   Published on 12 June, the committee’s report found that less than half of NHS trusts and foundation trusts currently met the 18 week waiting time standard for elective treatment, and only 38% met the 62 day standard from referral to treatment for cancer : Matthew Limb. Review Paper Waiting list and waiting time statistics in Britain: A critical review S. Goddena,*, A.M. Pollockb aDepartment of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1–19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK b Centre for International Public Health Policy, University of Edinburgh, Medical Quad, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK article info Article history.   The need for wider implementation of good practice to manage and reduce waiting lists and times in the NHS in England is highlighted today in a .

The concept of a NHS/patient ‘compact’ around the delivery of waiting times is implicit and reflected in the definitions below. Both parties have rights and responsibilities within the arrangement. HBs will be required to deliver high quality care within the target time, and to File Size: 1MB. Access and Waiting List Policy, 2nd Edition – May Page 6 of 39 Uncontrolled copy when printed - Current version held on intranet This policy document must be readily available in every CBU that deals with waiting lists/access and must be available in each clinic room for reference Size: KB.   Paying to jump the waiting list. have a really good look at options on Choose and Book. There are plenty of providers to choose from who may have consultations sooner and shorter waiting lists. I’ve now been waiting over 5 months for an operation. Hospital have both my phone numbers in case there is a cancellation. Unable to speak to hospital due to recorded message so have spoken with.

  The choose and book system now includes details of how likely it will be that a patient’s treatment will start within the NHS constitution’s maximum waiting times – defined as beginning from the patient’s referral for non-emergency consultant-led treatment. Choose and book appointment requests and appointment confirmation letters include more information regarding these new details. But over the decade before , waiting lists had emerged as a public issue as did the gaps in performance between the most efficient and the least efficient providers. In political assessment terms, ministers were answerable for every dropped bedpan in the NHS or each individual case on the waiting list: there was a centralization of : Adrian Kay. The NHS e-Referral System replaced Choose and Book in June It is an NHS scheme that allows patients in England to choose the hospital they want to go to for their treatment and book an appointment on a date and time that suits them. For each hospital, a specific list .   Only 38% of NHS trusts meeting day waiting times standard for referral to treatment for cancer patients. Waiting list for elective care has increased by million since March Read the report summary; Read the report conclusions and recommendations; Read the full report: NHS waiting times for elective and cancer treatment.