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Abstract

Statistics and information on cancelled operations. It holds data on the number of cancelled operations and breaches of standard. Data is also available on the total number of operating theatres and those which are dedicated day case theatres.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Cancelled operations, for non-clinical reasons
Variables

SHA, organisation id, number of last minute cancellations for non clinical reasons in the quarter, number of patients not treated within 28 days of last minute cancellation

Keywords
Operations, NHS trusts, cancelled operations
Identifier Variables
SHA, organisation ID
Economic/Subject Categories
Quality measure, Proxies
Area of Health System
Secondary care
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Department of Health
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

All cancelled operations in NHS provider organisations/SHA in England

Availability
Department of Health
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.performance.doh.gov.uk/[…]/cancelled_operations.htm
Contact
Tel: 01132545686