Guide to Managing Colonoscopy Wait Time Indicator Performance

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November, 2019
This document supports endoscopy teams within district health boards (DHBs) to monitor and manage symptomatic and bowel screening colonoscopy-wait-time indicators (CWTIs) within clinically recommended timeframes. CWTIs provide a means of collecting information on how well DHBs are managing patient flow. To ensure all patients requiring diagnostic procedures are treated fairly and do not wait longer than maximum wait times, the Ministry has developed a dedicated framework for monitoring and managing symptomatic colonoscopy and bowel screening performance.

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