Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand
Counties Manukau District

Average Waiting Time (weeks) By Priority

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand - Counties Manukau District wishes to provide GP's with estimated waiting times for Outpatient appointments.

The table below provides approximate wait times in weeks according to the priority assigned to a referral by a clinician.

This is measured from the date of referral receipt to date of appointment. Services are not able to guarantee how long patients will have to wait in the future. Information is subject to change.

Disclaimer: The capture period for the table below was throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the wait times are longer than may otherwise be expected under BAU circumstances.

 

  Average waiting time (weeks) by priority

Speciality

Urgent

Semi-Urgent

Routine

Cardiology

5

14

18

Chronic Pain Service

4

6

10

Dermatology - Adult

4

 

32

Dermatology - Paediatrics

12

 

32

Diabetes

 3

7

9

Endocrinology

2

15

16

Gastroenterology

3

16

17

General Medicine

3

 

9

General Surgery

2

16

20

Gynaecology

3

25

33

Haematology

<1

1

4

Hand Service

3

12

46

Neurology

Seen at ADHB

 

10

O.R.L.

3

18

19

Ophthalmology

Seen at ADHB

16

18

Orthopaedic Surgery

4

35

38

Paediatric Medicine

5

 6

12

Plastic Surgery

2

5

42

Renal Medicine

3

 

16

Respiratory Medicine

3

22

 

Rheumatology

2

5

6

Urology

3

4

10

Please note: Some Services sub-specialities may fall outside of these timeframes.

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