To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of people who experienced the cancellation of an operation on more than one occasion in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England in each of the last three years; and what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the number of cancelled operations in those areas.
7 June 2021
The information requested is not held. The collection of data on cancelled operations has been paused in order to release capacity across the National Health Service to support the pandemic response.
Therefore, no estimate or formal assessment has been made on the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the number of cancelled operations in those areas.