How many operations have been cancelled for non-clinical reasons IN THE 3 DAYS BEFORE a patient was due to be admitted?
Out of those cancellations, how many were rescheduled within 1 month?
How many operations have been cancelled for non-clinical reasons ON THE DAY a patient was due to be admitted?
Out of those cancellations, how many were rescheduled within the statutory time limit – e.g. 28 days?
Please provide this data by month for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 – up to and including April 2017.
The following should be included in the figures for ‘operations’:
All planned or elective operations and day surgery
For ‘non-clinical reasons’ please include a break-down of the following:
· Bed-ward not available
· Staff unavailable
· Emergency operations taking priority
· Maintenance needed on equipment
· Patient unavailable
· Admin error

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