Justin Madders – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Justin Madders on 2015-11-02.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people are currently on an NHS referral to treatment waiting list.

Jane Ellison

The latest referral to treatment waiting times published by NHS England on 8 October 2015 shows there were just over 3.3 million people waiting to start consultant-led treatment at the end of August 2015.

In 2013/14, there were 1.3 million more operations compared with 2009/10.