Hospitals: Nottinghamshire

Department of Health written question – answered on 28th January 2015.

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Photo of Gloria De Piero Gloria De Piero Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of elective operations were cancelled on or after the day of admission for non-clinical reasons at (a) Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and (b) Nottingham University Hospitals in each quarter since 2005.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The data is not held centrally in the format requested.

Quarterly figures for the number of last minute cancellations by the hospital for non-clinical reasons at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Nottingham University Hospitals are provided in the table attached. Last minute means 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.

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