Advertisement
News

2,000 fewer people waiting for appointments at UHK

Jun 21, 2022 17:06 By radiokerrynews
2,000 fewer people waiting for appointments at UHK 2,000 fewer people waiting for appointments at UHK
Share this article

Almost 2,000 fewer people are waiting for outpatient and inpatient appointments at University Hospital Kerry compared to last year.

That’s according to National Treatment Purchase Fund figures, as of the end of May.

Over 10,000 people are seeking outpatient and inpatient appointments at University Hospital Kerry.

Advertisement

These figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund from the end of May, show there are 1,931 fewer people on waiting lists compared to last year, a drop of 16%.

Almost 9,200 are awaiting outpatients’ appointments at UHK; that’s down 15% or 1,611 people in the past year; but there was a slight rise between April and May, up 351.

Over 800 people are on inpatient and day case lists, including endoscopy, as of the end of May; that’s down 25% or 270 people compared to last year, and down 176 from April.

Advertisement

There are also another 2,600 people on the planned procedure list at UHK – these are patients who have had treatment and require additional treatment at a future date.

 

Share this article
Advertisement

RadioKerry Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.