Reference 2016-492

REF:            2016-492

Subject:        Private healthcare

    

 

Request:

For the financial years 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16, and to date in 2016/17,

  1. What treatments, including procedures and surgery, were available privately at the Trust each year?
  2. How much income did the Trust receive from private patients each year?
  3. What were the average waiting times for the first outpatient appointment for a) private patients and b) NHS patients each year for referrals for the following?

Knee replacement

Hip replacement

Cataract surgery

Vasectomy

Coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Angioplasty

  1. What were the average waiting times from the first outpatient appointment to the date of treatment for a) private patients and b) NHS patients each year for the following?

Knee replacement

Hip replacement

Cataract surgery

Vasectomy

Coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Angioplasty

 

 

Response:

Private activity is not part of our service portfolio, there are very small number of private patients treated at Bolton and waiting times are not split by private and NHS patients; therefore we are unable to respond to this request.

 

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