PERFORMANCE: Derby Hospitals Foundation Trust had 23 patients waiting over a year for treatment in August this year compared to none in August 2011.

The trust has also seen the number of those waiting over 18 weeks in August drop from 1,634 in 2011 to 1,459 in 2012.

But the total count of all patients on the waiting list has increase from to 21,577 in August 2012 from 8,974 a year earlier.