Table 2

Median and mean waiting times (days) from referral to EBUS procedure at baseline and during the regional single-queue pilot

GM siteBaseline median
EBUS wait
Pilot median EBUS waitReduction in median waiting times
Referring Hospital 11183
Referring Hospital 211101
EBUS centre A1091
EBUS centre B660
EBUS centre C1073
Overall pilot sites972
Overall variation in waiting times541
  • EBUS, endobronchial ultrasound; GM, Greater Manchester.