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Are you waiting for a hospital appointment or operation?
My Planned Care gives you help and support while you wait

The My Planned Care website supports people waiting for a hospital appointment, operation or treatment, and provides advice and support while you wait.

This includes access to average hospital waiting times* and other useful advice including: helping you to prepare for your appointment; information on how to keep healthy; looking after your mental health; accessing financial help and other local support services. 

The site is easy to use and updated weekly. Carers, friends, relatives and NHS teams can access the site and support people if required. 

*Waiting list information for cancer treatments is not available on this website.

Reviewed:  22/01/2023

Scan waiting list - CDDFT Updated 24/03/2023

Here is a list of current waiting times for scan appointments.


Urgent RequestRoutine Request
Ultrasound3 weeks5 weeks
CT3 to 4 weeks5 to 6 weeks
MRI3 to 4 weeks6 to 8 weeks

Updated:  24/03/2023

Sign Video on NHS111

BSL users can now use Sign Video as a way to contact NHS 111. You can download the app, or use a PC/laptop and webcam to access the service. Sign Video is the replacement for InterpreterNow.

Full details of how to use the new service can be found here

Reviewed:  24/05/2022

An Unwell Child? - see The Little Orange Book

Click here to download a useful guide with when to seek help and from whom.  Having an unwell child can be a worrying time, especially if you aren't sure what to do.

Updated:  22/03/2023

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