allowed time

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allowed time

[ə′lau̇d ′tīm]
(industrial engineering)
Amount of time allowed each employee for personal needs during a work cycle.
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The report, Elective surgery waiting times 2014-15: Australian hospital statistics, shows that between 2013-14 and 2014-15, the time within which 50% of patients were admitted (median waiting time) for elective procedures decreased from 36 days to 35 days.
Gateshead Health Trust also observed a big spike in cancer treatment waiting times with 79.
However, the available bandwidth increases in proportion to the number of clients, and waiting times under VoD systems increase.
The staff are clearly serving patients well, but the waiting times need to be reduced.
Campaign manager Karen Roberts said the waiting times were "unacceptable.
The report, which has been compiled by charity Bowel Cancer UK, says 15% of Welsh patients are experiencing waiting times of between eight and 14 weeks for a colonoscopy, while 26% are waiting for more than 14 weeks for the procedure.
TRAVELLERS all around the country have been asked to uncover the shortest waiting times for luggage at baggage carousels in UK airports.
According to Paul Hetherington, head of planning at the HD, these waiting times were based on international standards but in actuality, waiting time in Abu Dhabi is "generally shorter compared to other health systems".
WAITING times at our hospitals are longer than the national average.
The NHS - and waiting times, in particular - has been a turbulent political battlefield for many years, and any deterioration in the statistics is always used by the Opposition to beat the government of the day about the head with as much venomous criticism as they can manage.
Information derived from conservative treatment in different malignancies might be used to guide health policies with respect to safe waiting times.
Labour's Social Protection spokeswoman Roisin Shortall said the average waiting times around the country are scandalously long.