Torrevieja wait of just 42 days for non-urgent operations

Torrevieja Hospital now has only two covid patients
Torrevieja Hospital now has only two covid patients

The average waiting time for a non-urgent operation at the in the two hospitals of the Ribera Salud group (University Hospital of Torrevieja and Vinalopó) is now just 42 days, 57 days less than in the rest of the public hospitals of the Valencian Community , according to the data the Ministry of Health.

However times do vary within the different disciplines with a wait for General surgery of just 12 days while urology patients can expect to wait an average of 47 days.

Some examples by specialty; 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.