To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide a breakdown of the types of services and treatments provided by private sector providers to NHS patients during the covid-19 outbreak.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
25 October 2021
The information on the number of patients treated by private sector providers is not collected in the format requested. The following services and diagnostic tests were carried out by private sector providers:
Ear, nose and throat;
Trauma and orthopaedics;
Magnetic resonance imaging;
Computed tomography; and
Information on the number of private hospital beds which were booked, used or unused by National Health Service providers is not held centrally.