Hospitals: Waiting Lists

Health written question – answered on 29th February 2012.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many operations have been cancelled by hospitals in (a) Nottinghamshire and (b) England in the last 12 months.

Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department of Health

Data on the numbers of elective operations cancelled at the last minute for non-clinical reasons between Quarter 4 of 2010-11 and Quarter 3 of 201i-12 for acute NHS trusts in Nottinghamshire are shown in the following table.

Number of last minute cancelled operations for non clinical reasons, Nottinghamshire and England, Quarter 4 2010-11 to Quarter 3 2011-12
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 350
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 1,385
Nottinghamshire Total 1,735
England 56,510
Source: Department of Health dataset QMCO

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