Monthly Diagnostic Waiting Times and Activity

The monthly diagnostics collection collects data on waiting times and activity for 15 key diagnostic tests and procedures.

National Statistics Office logoData are shown at provider organisation level, from NHS Trusts, NHS Foundation Trusts and Independent Sector Providers. Data are also shown by Commissioning organisation, which are mainly Clinical Commissioning Groups, but in addition, NHS England also nationally commissions some specialised services. Data for this collection is available back to Jan-06.

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The deadline for consultation was 5th April 2018. NHS England will publish a response to the feedback received as part of this consultation once results have been analysed. Find out more at: Diagnostics Consultation


Monthly Diagnostics Data 2018-19
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2017-18
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2016-17
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2015-16
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2014-15
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2013-14
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2012-13
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2011-12
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2010-11
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2009-10
Monthly Diagnostics Data 2008-09
Previous Monthly Diagnostics

Pre-release Access List

Pre-release Access List

Guidance and Documentation

Diagnostics Definitions v5.3
Diagnostics FAQ v3.0
Data Quality and Methodology Statement
Risk of Disclosure – Diagnostics
Seasonal Adjustment Review
User Experiences of using the Statistics
User Feedback Form

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