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Waiting Area TV Presentation

 Click here for the latest presentation (Version 6.14 dated 24/05/2023) 

Updated: 24/05/2023

Approximate Waiting Times for Scans

Urgent RequestRoutine Request
Ultrasound2-3 weeks4-6 weeks
CT3-4 weeks6 weeks
MRI3-4 weeks6 weeks

Added:  09/05/2023

Acronyms in the NHS

Do you ever wonder what acronyms in the NHS mean?  What is a F2 GP?  What a PCN?

The Patient Group have published a list to hopefully help you.

Click here to view the list

Update:  15/05/2023

Are you waiting for a hospital appointment or operation?
My Planned Care gives you help and support while you wait

The My Planned Care website supports people waiting for a hospital appointment, operation or treatment, and provides advice and support while you wait.

This includes access to average hospital waiting times* and other useful advice including: helping you to prepare for your appointment; information on how to keep healthy; looking after your mental health; accessing financial help and other local support services. 

The site is easy to use and updated weekly. Carers, friends, relatives and NHS teams can access the site and support people if required. 

*Waiting list information for cancer treatments is not available on this website.

Reviewed:  22/01/2023

Sign Video on NHS111

BSL users can now use Sign Video as a way to contact NHS 111. You can download the app, or use a PC/laptop and webcam to access the service. Sign Video is the replacement for InterpreterNow.

Full details of how to use the new service can be found here

Reviewed:  24/05/2022

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