Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7483

Date Request Received: 11/10/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 20/10/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: cancer operations cancelled

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
How many cancer operations have been cancelled by your NHS Trust in each of the past four financial years: 2022/23, 2021/22, 2020/21 and 2019/20.
Answer To Question 1:
Please see our response to all questions of this FOI in the spreadsheet attached. Please note any answers less than or equal to five are concealed to protect patient confidentiality.

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

 FOI_7483 - Cancer operations cancelled v3 - For Publish.xlsx
Question Number 2:
The highest number of times a patient’s operation has been cancelled at your NHS Trust since the start of 2022.
Answer To Question 2:
Please see attachment
Question Number 3:
Please could you provide a breakdown for the reasons these operations were cancelled each year, e.g. lack of staff, lack of beds, or equipment issues.
Answer To Question 3:
Please see attachment
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