Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7558

Date Request Received: 16/11/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 05/12/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Urgent/Cancer referrals

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
The number of (a) first consultant appointments after an urgent referral, (b) first definitive cancer treatments, and (c) subsequent cancer treatments, that were cancelled or rescheduled by your trust in financial year 2022/23:

(i) once

(b) twice

(c) three times or more
Answer To Question 1:
The number of cancelled appointments related to cancer referrals under a 2 week wait priority during this time period was 7,478. Please note, this covers all types of appointments (inpatients and outpatients) and all reasons for cancellations (patient choice included).
Question Number 2:
The most amount of times the date was changed on a single one of the above cancer appointments by your trust in FY 2022/23.
Answer To Question 2:
We are unable to answer this part of the question.
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