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The 2017/18 Ministerial target, for inpatient and day case waiting times, states that by March 2018, 55% of patients should wait no longer than 13 weeks for inpatient or day case treatment, with no patient waiting longer than 52 weeks.
That perception might not be right but it means you don't get the number of complaints that you think you would about longer waiting times.
A Welsh Government spokesman said: "Latest figures show over half of patients are waiting less than 10 weeks for treatment, while there has been a 28% reduction in the number waiting over 36 weeks in March 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.
Like my father waiting for his dispensation, one candidate waited for the clearing of their name.
A Welsh Government spokesman said: "The majority of patients continue to be waiting less than 26 weeks, and we welcome the 2% improvement in the number waiting less than 26 weeks between May and June.
Lame duck Lansley: Page 64 May 2010 20,662 waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment March 2012 28,702 waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment
It's not the number of people waiting that is an indicator of performance - it's the length of time they have been waiting, and the vast majority of patients are seen within target times.
Therefore, in this study we assumed that, for the consumer, the expectation regarding waiting time is a range that is evoked by exposure to a range of waiting time guarantees given in the product information.
Second, the waiting that we see epitomized in the scriptures is active.
Waiting at the cricket ground, hoping the rain will stop
However there are now no patients waiting 20 weeks or longer for elective surgery or hospital treatment.
The 52-year-old AIDS patient, who has been HIV-positive for 16 years, was being taken off the waiting list for the Kentucky AIDS Drug Assistance Program (KADAP), which would start to pay for two of the eight medications he needs.
They're waiting, too, though many probably wonder if there's going to be an Easter after the storm.
Ralph Klein has his solution to waiting list problems in the health care system--allow and encourage doctors and health care facilities to function in both public and private sectors.
Playing the bitter waitress who, through a lot of neck cracking and facial muscle strength, manages to turn her perpetual scowl into a strained smile in the presence of customers, Ubach creates a character we've all seen, someone who'd rather be anywhere but waiting.