Reference 2017-31

REF:            2017-31

Subject:        Cancelled children’s operations




In each of the months since September, inclusive, plus January to date:

– How many children have had inpatient surgery cancelled?

– If possible, what kind of surgery should have been performed in each of those cases? If this is not possible for that period of time, please provide it for the last month

– In how many cases was the surgery classed as ‘urgent’?

– How many children had inpatient surgery cancelled more than once?

– What was the youngest child to have inpatient surgery cancelled and what was it for?

If your trust only provides outpatient surgery for children, please provide figures for cancelled outpatient procedures for the same period.




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