Routine hospital waiting times around Bristol

You have the legal right to start your routine NHS consultant led treatment within a maximum of 18 weeks from referral, unless you choose to wait longer or it is clinically appropriate that you wait longer.

You can choose where and when to receive treatment according to what matters most to you. Find out more about your options and what happens after a referral:

More advice

The interactive table below can help you to decide on your hospital of choice. Please select your specialty from the drop down menu.

Waiting times explained

Last updated: Thursday 21 December 2017

Data relates to waiting times reported for October 2017.

For appointments and treatment with any consultant led specialist service

Hospital waiting times results for: ‘Average of all specialties’

Your questions answered BRI, St Michaels, Eye/Dental Hospitals (UHB) Circle Bath Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre (Care UK) Nuffield Hospital Bristol Southmead Hospital (NBT) Spire Hospital Bristol
How long can I expect to wait for my first outpatient appointment after seeing my GP? 6 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 4 weeks
How long can I expect to wait for my operation after seeing my GP? 05 To 24 Weeks 06 To 17 Weeks 05 To 19 Weeks 07 To 17 Weeks 07 To 27 Weeks 07 To 19 Weeks
What proportion of patients would recommend the hospital to their friends and family? 98% 95% 100% 100% 91% 100%
  • Failing national and/or local standards
  • Under-performs against national and/or local standards
  • Achieving national and/or local standards

Booking your appointment

You can book your appointment by calling your local Choice Support team on 01278 727440.  

Lines are open from 8.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday (charges from landlines and mobiles may vary).