By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

The 18 week target

Eighteen weeks is one of the biggest successes of the NHS in the last decade. Only a handful of trusts have missed the target and more than 90 per cent of patients across England are now treated within four and a half months of referral. It’s all a long way from the dark days of 12 month waits for outpatient appointments and 18 month waits for surgery.

Free to view - simply register with HSJ

    Register once to read this article and for limited access to hsj.co.uk.

Have you already registered for hsj.co.uk?

Please enter your email address below.

Our records show you are already a registered user. Please sign-in with your password.

By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Register now

Our registration process is simple and quick. Sign up now for limited access to hsj.co.uk and to recieve news by email.

Get full access - now
Pick one of our subscription packages for full access to hsj.co.uk plus HSJ magazine and the app.

Sign up to get the latest health policy news direct to your inbox