Over 2367 people are waiting on an outpatient / first appointments at Roscommon Hospital and 1,249 people are waiting for Inpatient/Day Procedures at the Hospital according to the latest monthly figures from the National Treatment Purchase fund.
Compared to the Figures publish in April the number waiting for outpatient appointments has increased from 2,200 and the number waiting for Inpatient/Day Procedures has increased slightly from 1,200.
A breakdown of the Inpatient/Day figures for Roscommon Hospital shows that:
– 1,052 People are waiting on “Plastic Surgery” procedures, and almost 44% are waiting over six months.
(Compared to the April Figures the total number is down from 1,080 but the percentage of those waiting has increased from 33%)
– 141 are waiting for Vascular Surgery and over 25% are waiting over six months.
(Compared to the April Figures the total number is up from 92 and however the percentage of those waiting has dropped from 45%)
– 12 are waiting on Urology procedures, with 75% waiting over six months.
(Compared to the April Figures the total number is up from 11)
– 44 are waiting on General Surgery.
(Compared to the April Figures the total number is up from 25)
A breakdown of the Consultant Appointment Waiting lists for Roscommon Hospital shows that:
*(April Figures shown in brackets)
– 704 (623) are waiting for to see an Ear Nose and Throat Consultant and 63% (60%) are waiting over six months
– 386 (401) General Medicine and almost 20% (60%) are waiting over six months.
– 344 (300) General Surgery. None of which are waiting over six months.
– 480 (282) Plastic Surgery, and over 14% (40%) are waiting over six months.
– 245 (260) Orthopaedics and almost 69% (69%) are waiting over six months.
– 158 (170) Urology and over 23% (27%) are waiting over six month.
– 198 (137) Vascular Surgery and almost 32% (32%) are waiting over six months.
– 65 (69) Endocrinology and almost 25% (25%) are waiting over six months.
Looking at the hospitals in the Region, which many Roscommon patients are referred to, Galway University Hospital has Inpatient/Day Case waiting lists of 11,099 – the longest in the country. Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe has the least number of people waiting for treatment with 143 – one of the lowest in the country.
Between Galway University, Portiuncula, Mayo General and Sligo General Hospital almost 53,907 people are on Outpatient Waiting Lists – a slight increase from April.
Full details can be found at the National Treatment Purchase Fund website