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Hospitals: Waiting Lists

Question for Department of Health

UIN 14439, tabled on 2 November 2015

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

Answered on

10 November 2015

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.