NHS Scotland cancelled operations fall by 7%

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Miles Briggs, SCUP, yesterday asked the Scottish Government how many NHS operations have been cancelled in each year since 1999.

Jeane Freemen told him that recording only began in 2015 and that the figure for 2018 was 32 010, down from 34 581 in 2016.

https://www.parliament.scot/S5ChamberOffice/WA20190319.pdf

So, that’s a 7% reduction at the same time as a massive increase in demand:

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