Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.

Average waiting times for routine first Outpatient appointment

 Audiology – 4 weeks
 Breast Surgery – 2 week
 Cardiology – 6 weeks
 Colorectal Surgery – 1 week
 Chemical Pathology – 3 weeks
 Clinical Haematology – 6 weeks
 Dietetics – 7 weeks
 Dermatology – 4 weeks
 Diabetic Medicine – 3 weeks
 Ear nose & throat – 1 week
 Endocrinology – 5 weeks
 General Surgery – 4 week
 Geriatric Medicine – 5 weeks
 General Medicine – 2 weeks
 Gastroenterology – 7 weeks
 Gynaecology 5 weeks
 Medical oncology – 1 week
 Midwife Episode – 10 weeks
 Maxillo – 4 weeks
 Neurology – 36 weeks
 Obstetrics – 5 weeks
 Ophthalmology – 2 weeks
 Occupational Therapy – 6 weeks
 Orthoptics – 11 weeks
 Orthotics – 5 weeks
 Paediatric Surgery – 17 weeks
 Pain Management – 31 weeks
 Physiotherapy – 3 weeks
 Paediatrics – 3 weeks
 Respiratory Medicine – 5 weeks
 Radiology – 33 weeks
 Rheumatology – 24 weeks
 Stroke Medicine – 10 weeks
 Speech & Language Therapy – 5 weeks
 Sleep Studies – 3 weeks
 Trauma & Orthopaedics – 2 weeks
 Urology – 1 week
 Vascular Surgery – 7 weeks

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