NHS Scotland operation cancellations continue to fall below those in non-Scottish parts

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland operation cancellations continue to fall below those in non-Scottish parts

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Waiting-Times/Publications/2018-10-02/2018-10-02-Cancellations-Summary.pdf?57555788756 Cancellations of planned operations, in particular those for non-clinical or capacity reasons, have returned to the downward trend after a one-month glitch much enjoyed by our Nomedia and their partner Loyalist politicians. See: I have no more recent update on the figures for non-Scottish parts so, in the Independent, 7 September 2018, the headline: ‘One in seven major operations in UK cancelled on day of surgery, data shows’ suggested the usual Anglo-centric journalism conflating figures for England with the…

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland operation cancellations continue to fall below those in non-Scottish parts