Could you please send the current waiting time, referral to assessment, for a person awaiting an ASD assessment in Wales.
Some additional details that would also be useful:
1. A gender breakdown
2. Differences across health boards
3. The average waiting time at the end of each of the last 10 years.
4. The demography of those that have been referred (i.e., gender/age) for each of the last 10 years.
Thank you for your recent request dated 21st July 2023
Public Health Wales does not hold this information.
Public Health Wales is the public health service for Wales and as such is an independent NHS Trust. Therefore do not have access to this information. As an organisation we have no jurisdiction over the activities of Health Boards and frequently do not have access to the data that they produce.
I have provided contact details for each Health Board below, you would need to contact them individually for this information.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Powys Teaching Health Board
I am very sorry we cannot help you on this occasion.
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Information Commissioner for Wales
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