Cancer surgery waitlists/ times

Requested by: Stuff.co.nz/ Fairfax | Response provided: 2018-09-13
Category: Medical, Waiting Times

I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 08 August 2018. You requested the following information, related to wait times for surgery for people diagnosed with Cancers as at 01 August 2018. Our responses are provided under each question below.

As of August 1 2018:

1. How many patients were on lung, bowel, prostate, breast, cervical and skin cancer surgical waiting lists

2. What is the longest time for a patient on the waiting list for lung, bowel, prostate, breast, cervical and skin cancer surgery

3. What the average wait time is for patients on lung, bowel, prostate, breast, cervical and skin cancer surgical waiting lists

4. Whether the DHB is meeting FCT health targets (by quarter, from Aug 2016 to Aug 2018)

 

our response is attached

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