NHS Scotland operations cancelled due to lack of capacity still falling despite increased demand.

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Operations cancelled due to lack of capacity, a key measure of NHS performance, fell for the fourth month in a row and now stands at 2.2%. Any public service, unless it is expected to carry excess surplus capacity, cannot be expected to go much lower on this indicator.

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Waiting-Times/Publications/2019-03-05/2019-03-05-Cancellations-Summary.pdf

 

 

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