Change in the number of days waiting to see a medical specialistis an indicator of
This indicator measures the length of time before a patient can be seen by a medical specialist. Monthly RTT waiting times data has been published since March 2007. Initially data was only published for patients whose RTT pathways ended in admission for treatment (admitted pathways). Non-admitted and Incomplete RTT pathway data has been published since since August 2007. Adjusted admitted RTT pathway data has been published since March 2008. This indicator contains information on Consultant-led Referral To Treatment (RTT) waiting times, which monitor the length of time from referral through to elective treatment. To effectively measure how much change has occurred this indicator should collect data from before and after the intervention.