Information

Statistics regarding hip replacement operations: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.


Information requested

The most recent three month period for which figures are available:

  1. The number of hip replacement operations performed in NHS hospitals in Scotland.
  2. The average time those undergoing these operations waited for their operation to be performed after referral to an NHS consultant.
  3. The number of hip replacement operations, paid for by the NHS in Scotland, performed in private hospitals in Scotland.
  4. The average time those undergoing these operations waited for their operation to be performed in the private hospital after referral by the NHS to the private hospital.

Response

1. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested. The Scottish Government advise you to contact Public Health Scotland PHS at phs.foi@phs.scot who hold this information.

2. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested. The Scottish Government advise you to contact Public Health Scotland PHS at phs.foi@phs.scot who hold this information.

3. There have been no hip replacement operations, paid for by the NHS in Scotland, performed in private hospitals in Scotland in the most recent three month period.

4. As above, there have been no hip replacement operations, paid for by the NHS in Scotland, performed in private hospitals in Scotland in the most recent three month period.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Back to top