NHS Scotland sees more patients within 18 weeks as demand soars

From the NHS Information Services division today:

‘In June 2018, 82.8% of patients across Scotland were reported as being seen within 18

weeks. The figures for April and May were 80.9% and 82.6% respectively.’


This has been achieved against the background of an increase since 2012, of 35% in the number of patients waiting for treatment and of 43% in the number of patients waiting for a first appointment. See:



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