Reference 2017-106

REF:            2017-106

Subject:        Cancelled cancer operations

    

 

Request:

Please can I submit the following freedom of information request in relation to cancelled cancer operations.

 

-How many elective cancer operations were cancelled for non clinical reasons on the same day the surgery was due to take place in January 2017?

-How many elective cancer operations were cancelled for non clinical reasons at less than 24 hours notice in January 2017?

-How many elective cancer operations were cancelled for non clinical reasons at less than 48 hours notice in January 2017?

-How many elective cancer operations were cancelled for non clinical reasons at one weeks notice or less in January 2017?

 

Please can the answers to the above questions be provided for the following months:

-Jan 2016

-Jan 2015

 

In addition please can you provide the following information?

-How many patients have had their elective cancer operations cancelled more than once for non clinical reasons between 1st Jan 2016 and 31st Dec 2016?

-How many patients have had their elective cancer operations cancelled 3 times or more for non clinical reasons between 1st Jan 2016 and 31st Dec 2016?

-What is the highest number of elective cancer operations cancelled for non clinical reasons for an individual patient between 1st Jan 2016 and 31st Dec 2016?

 

 

Response:

There have been no cancer operations cancelled for non-clinical reasons in the timescale requested.