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Waiting time (elective surgery)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term531822
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
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The time elapsed (in days) for a patient on the elective surgery waiting list from the date they were added to the waiting list for the procedure to the date they were removed from the waiting list excluding:

- any days where the patient was not ready for care and

- any days the patients was waiting with a less urgenct clinical urgency category than their clinical urgency catgory at removel.

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National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery 2011-12 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Superseded 28/05/2014

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery 2012-13 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery, 2014 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

National Health Performance Authority, Hospital Performance: Median waiting time for elective surgery, 2015 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

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