Here is the local picture on 18 week waits, fully updated with the May 2012 waiting times data just released by the Department of Health for England.
If you want to pick a Trust or PCT, and get a full analysis of the pressures in any specialty, then all the detail is here: Gooroo reports
Where are the long-waiters?
If you’re a local journalist, or just want to see where the longest-waiting patients are, here is a summary map. Click on any pin to get year-on-year data for the total list size, 18-week waiters, and over-one-year waiters.
If you want the same map broken down by specialty, here it is. In this map the pins are clustered, so you can click to zoom in on any Trust. When the Trust turns into a pin, click it, and you’ll get the detail in a balloon for one specialty. To see more specialties, look for the page number in the bottom right corner of the balloon.
For a population-level view of where the longest-waiters are, here is a summary map on a commissioner (PCT) basis:
Similarly, here is the PCT map broken down by specialty.
How hard is the 92 per cent target?
If you work in the NHS, and want to know how difficult it will be to achieve the new target (that 92 per cent of incomplete pathways must be within 18 weeks), then these interactive maps have the detail.
First by Trust:
and by PCT:
Again, in this map the pins are clustered: click to zoom in; when the pie chart turns into a pin, click it, and you’ll get the detail in a balloon for one specialty. To see more specialties, scroll through the page numbers in the bottom right corner of the balloon.