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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL14781, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the breakdown by (1) protected characteristic, and (2) socio-economic background, of the patients who choose to opt out of surgery following the waiting list validation process.

Answered on

23 April 2021

No formal assessment has been made. Data on protected characteristics and socio-economic background is not collected centrally.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care