Reference 2018-518

REF:           2018-518

Subject:       Tongue-Tie Procedures and Waiting Times

 

Request:

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please could you kindly provide me with the following information for your NHS Foundation Trust (or if you represent a number of Trusts, for all the Trusts you are responsible for).

  • How many babies (i.e) below the age of 1) were diagnosed with issues of ankylossia (tongue-tie) in each financial year since 2013/14.
  • Of the babies diagnosed with issues of ankylossia (tongue-tie) in 2017 how many had a surgical procedure carried out by NHS surgeons to resolve these specific issues, and how long did they wait (on average, in calendar days) for the procedure following diagnosis?
  • In 2017, what was the mean age of babies with such issues when the ankylossia (tongue-tie) procedure was performed?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-518 – FOI Request – Tongue-Tie Procedures and Waiting Times [12 kb] MS Excel