There is need to further improve waiting
time of patients to increase patient satisfaction.
A person waiting
for a plot at Llandaff Fields Allotments has been on the waiting
list since August 28, 2012 - a massive six year and one month wait.
However the NTPF does not publish waiting
lists for a number of diagnostic scans and the latest available figures show a further 135,000 waiting
for MRIs, ultrasounds and CT scans.
Every other hospital trust covering the West Midlands met area hit the one per cent waiting
time target at the end of May.
This meant 2,085 patients were waiting
longer than the target time, with five patients having spent more than a year on the waiting
At the end of April, 88.7 per cent of patients waiting
for treatment had been on the list for less than 18 weeks, below the target is 92 per cent.
As the numbers on the waiting
list continue to grow, the number waiting
longer than the target time of 18 weeks passed 500,000 for the first time in nearly a decade - with the last time so many people were waiting
that long was August 2008, when 521,000 had been waiting
more than 18 weeks.
We need to accept that waiting
plays a part of our daily lives, so we need to wait for God's perfect time, for the right place with the right person to avoid getting hurt over and over again.
We need to humanise those waiting
lists so that the people in charge know.
The party's primary care spokesman John Brassil said: "While hospital waiting
lists and the waiting
times for services such as CAMHS command a lot of attention, there are other areas where people are also enduring long waits.
IT'S AN unending wait for membership at the Capital's two elite clubs and going by the waiting
period, for some it may not end in their lifetime.
In this case the video packets are serviced immediately after the voice packets found in the queue without necessarily waiting
to service voice packets that arrive while the video packets are already in the queue.
But the waiting
continues, even after I graduated from college.
The average waiting
time for adults in England can vary from 20 to 182 days depending on the Trust, BBC Breakfast found through Freedom of Information requests.