The impact of the severe winter continues to be reflected in these figures. The Health Service in Wales is well aware of the need to treat patients who, as a result have waited beyond the maximum time.
A speciality by speciality approach is being taken to ensure that additional planned operations are carried out over coming months.
The vast majority of patients are of course treated well within the maximum waiting times.
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