Northern Region

From April – August 2022, the Department will contact patients waiting for an outpatient clinic appointment via SMS, with a link to an electronic form. This forms part of a routine audit to ensure patient details are up to date. If you receive this SMS, please update your details.

Waiting times as of 31 December 2022

Release date: 25 January 2023

Clinic Name Indicative waiting time in days*
Urgent Semi-Urgent Non-Urgent
Allied Health Paediatric Service 415 232 111
Cardiology Clinic 266 869 776
Colorectal Clinic 59 886 1518
Colposcopy Clinic - 59 61
Diabetes Clinic 152 263 481
Diabetes Dietitian 171 203 -
Diabetes Paediatric Clinic 409 133 126
Ear Nose & Throat Clinic 96 446 1558
Endocrine Clinic 101 70 97
Gastroenterology Clinic 343 1817 2176
General Medicine Clinic 149 832 665
General Surgery Clinic 88 957 1197
Gynaecology Clinic 4 67 394
Lung Boosters - Pulmonary Rehab 115 209 588
Neurology Clinic 362 1117 1552
Nutrition & Dietetics - 115 38
Orthopaedic Clinic 24 109 313
Outpatient Rehab Service 32 - -
Paediatric Clinic 48 118 318
Physiotherapy Hands 28 25 79
Physiotherapy Lymphoedema 32 102 -
Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal 27 27 20
Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Outpatient 30 56 -
Physiotherapy Respiratory Outpatients 45 39 -
Physiotherapy Women's & Men's Health 62 73 116
Plastic Clinic 41 634 1607
Podiatry Services 83 105 80
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Clinic - 2500 -
Renal Clinic 114 783 1285
Respiratory Clinic 223 1419 1800
Smokers Clinic 40 - -
Speech Pathology Clinic 63 111 173
TAS Aboriginal Centre Paediatric Clinic (Offsite) - 94 381
Urology Clinic 47 1167 1684
Vascular Clinic 266 796 1560
Wound Management Clinic 685 461 -

*This table is indicative only - the data shows the 75th per centile of time waiting for patients as of publication date of data.