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Surgery: Waiting Lists

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 158225, tabled on 24 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people who were on the waiting list for NHS operations who have now received private operations.

Answered on

1 March 2021

Between March and December 2020, 562,620 patients across England were removed from the National Health Service waiting list following treatment by private providers.

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