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Average wait for routine first Outpatient appointment

The table below details the average waiting time (in weeks) for a routine first outpatient appointment (80th percentile waits) at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, when referred to one of the specialties listed:

SpecialityAverage wait
Anaesthetics
17 weeks
Breast Services
11 weeks
Cardiology
16 weeks
Care of the Elderly Medicine
20 weeks
Dermatology
14 weeks
Diabetes and Endocrinology
19 weeks
Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
20 weeks
Gastroenterology
27 weeks
General Surgery
23 weeks
Gynaecology
22 weeks
Neurology
16 weeks
Obstetrics
12 weeks
Ophthalmology
18 weeks
Oral and Maxillofacial
14 weeks
Orthodontics
10 weeks
Palliative medicine
3 weeks
Respiratory medicine
19 weeks
Rheumatology
14 weeks
Stroke services
14 weeks
Trauma and Orthopaedics
21 weeks
Urology
19 weeks