Major achievement by NHS Scotland as operations cancelled due to capacity or non-clinical reasons fall dramatically by 31%

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John Robertson
Major achievement by NHS Scotland as operations cancelled due to capacity or non-clinical reasons fall dramatically by 31%

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Waiting-Times/Publications/2018-08-07/2018-08-07-Cancellations-Summary.pdf?33071 Where operations are cancelled due to non-clinical reasons such as shortages of skilled staff or of operating theatres, this can be tremendously upsetting for patients and is a reasonable indicator of problems in the system. You can see from the above graph that operations cancelled by the patients or for a good clinical reason are largely unchanged since June 2017. However, operations cancelled for lack of capacity or for non-clinical reasons have fallen dramatically in the last three months…

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John Robertson
Major achievement by NHS Scotland as operations cancelled due to capacity or non-clinical reasons fall dramatically by 31%