WQ90686 (e) Tabled on 24/01/2024

Will the Minister confirm how many children were on NHS waiting lists in November 2023, and of these how many a) have been waiting two years or more, and b) have been waiting three years or more?

Answered by Minister for Health and Social Services | Answered on 31/01/2024

At the end of November 2023, there were 53,848 open pathways for children and young people under 18 years of age, of which 1,229 had been waiting longer than two years. Data on pathways waiting longer than three years are not available.