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Increase in hospital waiting list
11 Feb 2016 16:04
There has been a small increase in hospital waiting lists, according to the latest figures for January, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund.
Inpatient and day case waiting list are up by 1,563 to 69,649.
The outpatient waiting list has increased by 8,273 to 383,713 patients waiting to be seen by a consultant at a clinic, for the first time.
The Gastrointestinal endoscopy waiting list, which is collated separately, is up by 474 patients to 16,390.

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