Average for Valencian Community is 99 days

The average waiting time for planned surgery that is not urgent in the two hospitals managed by the group Ribera Salud (Torrevieja and Vinalopó) is 42 days, 57 less than the other public hospitals in the Valencian Community, according to data which the Department for Health published on March 31st, 2018.

“Patients assigned to hospitals managed under the concession model have waited an average of two months less than if they had been operated on at any other public hospital,” commented Ribera Salud.

At Torrevieja University Hospital the average wait for surgery is at 40 days. for specialities, the average wait for general surgery is 12 days, 20 days for maxillofacial surgery, 42 days for traumatology, 23 days for plastic surgery, 10 days for thoracic surgery, 38 days for vascular surgery, 28 days for gynaecology, 45 days for odontostomatology, 44 days for ophthalmology, 27 days for otorhinolaryngology and 47 days for urology, among others.