Cancer waiting times

In this section you can see if we are meeting waiting time targets, from the time of your referral to commencement of treatment.

62 days

All patients who have been referred by their GP or by a dentist on a suspected cancer pathway should receive their first definitive treatment within 62 days of referral receipt. We have achieved the 62-day target for the first quarter of 2018/19.

31 days 

All patients should have their first definitive treatment from deciding with their clinician on a treatment plan to actual commencement of treatment within 31 days.

We have achieved the overall 31-day target for June 2018.

31 day subsequent treatment for surgery, drugs and radiotherapy

All patients who are deemed clinically appropriate to treat by their clinician should receive any subsequent treatment within 31 days. This includes surgery, radiotherapy and any chemotherapy drugs.

We have achieved all of these 31-day targets for the month of June 2018. 

18 weeks

All patients who are referred for treatment should be treated within 18 weeks from receipt of referral. We have achieved all 18-week targets for the month of June 2018.