Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_6992

Date Request Received: 26/01/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 09/02/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Operation cancellations / delays and waits

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
The number of people who have had an operation cancelled or delayed at your trust for non-clinical reasons, in each of the past five calendar years (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018).
Answer To Question 1:
Please find our response to all questions in the attachment provided. Responses to questions 1 and 2 are on the first tab, and response to question 3 on the second tab.

To accompany this answer to question 1 please also see the documents listed below:

 FOI_6992 - Operations Cancelled, delays and waits.xlsx
Question Number 2:
For each of these years, please could you provide figures broken down by the reason behind the cancellation or delay, e.g. lack of staff, lack of bed capacity, or lack of equipment.
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Please could you provide figures on the five longest waits for an operation currently faced by under-18s at your trust, e.g. 110 days, 98 days, 200 days. For each of these waits, please could you provide a summary of the surgical procedure in question, e.g. heart surgery.
Answer To Question 3:
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