Medicine Services - Colonoscopy waits
Requested by: NZ Herald | Response provided: 2018-09-18
Category: Medical, Hospital Capacity, Waiting Times
I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 23 August 2018. You requested the
• The number of patients who waited/ are waiting longer than the clinically assessed timeframe for a Colonoscopy, from January 1 2018 to July 31 2018; and what proportion this represents.
o Please break this information into different priorities (such as “urgent”, “non-urgent” and “surveillance”).
o Please also provide the average and longest delays, broken down into the different priorities.
Our Response is attached