Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Ceisteanna (445)

David Cullinane

Ceist:

445. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Minister for Health the number of persons due to receive IV treatment within 15 days in University Hospital Waterford that had their treatment delayed by more than 15 days by values (details supplied) in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21409/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The National Cancer Control Programme target is that 90% of Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy treatment patients will receive their treatment within 15 working days.

Data for University Hospital Waterford is set out below.

Total

Within 15 days

15 +1

15 +2

15+3

15+4

15+5

15 +>5

Unknown

2016

357

310

2

1

3

2

5

14

20

2017

348

235

14

10

11

9

9

39

21

2018

82

57

2

2

4

3

5

9

0

Total

787

602

18

13

18

14

19

62

41