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Waiting Times

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Published: 19 September 2017
Allied Health Professionals Musculoskeletal Waiting Times
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The Scottish Government has set a target for the NHS in Scotland that from 1st April 2016, the maximum wait for AHP MSK Services from referral to first clinical out-patient appointment will be 4 weeks (for 90% of patients). The NHSScotland 2020 Local Delivery Plan Guidance can be viewed here:

ISD and the Scottish Government are currently working with NHS Boards to develop information for this target.

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Information on the definitions for this target can be found here

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