Table 1

Waiting time reported by the Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Affairs for surgical outpatient examination and surgery in Norway, February 2008 [3].

Outpatient

Consultation

(weeks)

Outpatient

Surgery

(weeks)


Gallstones

2–22

2–30

Inguinal hernia

2–22

2–28

Pilonidal sinus

2–30

2–48


Augestad et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-14

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