Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5956

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5956

Date Request Received: 14/12/2020 10:39:01

Date Request Replied To: 13/01/2021 11:54:54

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Request Summary: Elective operations

Request Category: Private Individuals






 
Question Number 1:
The number of elective operations scheduled. I would like this information for January 2019 to November 2020, broken down by month i.e. the total number of elective operations that were scheduled for January 2019, February 2019 etc.
 
Answer To Question 1:
Please see the Excel spreadsheet attached for our response to all of the questions, split out by month e.g. Jan 2019.9311 - FOI_5956 - Elective Operations.xlsx
 
Question Number 2:
The number of elective operations performed. I would like this information for January 2019 to November 2020, broken down by month.
 
Answer To Question 2:
Please see response to Question 1.
 
Question Number 3:
The number of elective operations cancelled at the “last minute”, as defined by the NHS when providing data on cancelled elective operations. I would like this information for January 2019 to November 2020, broken down by month.



The NHS defines “last minute” as “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”. See files available at: http://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/cancelled-elective-operations/cancelled-ops-data/
 
Answer To Question 3:
Please see response to Question 1.
 
Question Number 4:
The number of breaches of the standard, as defined by the NHS when providing data on cancelled elective operations. I would like this information for January 2019 to November 2020, broken down by month.



The NHS defines “breaches of the standard” as the “number of patients not treated within 28 days of the last minute cancellation” of an elective operation. See files available at: http://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/cancelled-elective-operations/cancelled-ops-data/
 
Answer To Question 4:
Please see response to Question 1.
 
Question Number 5:
The total number of elective operations cancelled, regardless of how long cancellations were made before scheduled operation times, if this information is also collected. I would like this information for January 2019 to November 2020, broken down by month i.e. the total number of elective operations cancelled in January 2019, February 2019 etc.
 
Answer To Question 5:
Please see response to Question 1.
Please see attachments:
9311 - FOI_5956 - Elective Operations.xlsx
 
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