Internal Reference Number: FOI_5213
Date Request Received: 06/08/2019 16:38:27
Date Request Replied To: 03/09/2019 09:39:20
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Request Summary: Operations cancelled
Request Category: Media
|Question Number 1:|
I would like to request the total number of operations cancelled for non-clinical reasons, broken down by the cause of the cancellation, for example due to lack of beds, operating theatre capacity, staffing issues, and equipment failures, in 2018/19 (financial year, April to March).
In the total number of operations, broken down by cancellation reason, please include:
• Elective operations cancelled at the last minute. For the purposes of this request, last minute means on the day the patient was due to arrive, after the patient has arrived in hospital or on the day of the operation or surgery.
• Cancelled urgent operations.
|Answer To Question 1:|
See attachedFOI 5213 - Q1 Cancelled Operations.pdf
|Question Number 2:|
If the data is collected by the trust, please also provide a separate total for each year for all operations cancelled for non-clinical reasons, regardless of how soon before the scheduled operation time the cancellation occurred.
|Answer To Question 2:|
See attachedFOI 5213 Q2 Theatre Data.pdf
|Please see attachments:|
|FOI 5213 - Cancelled Operations.docx|
|FOI 5213 - Q1 Cancelled Operations.pdf|
|FOI 5213 Q2 Theatre Data.pdf|
|FOI 5213 Theatre Data.xlsx|
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