In England, the average number of operations performed by a whole-time equivalent surgeon (defined as (medical) staff in the surgical specialities) in 2004-05 was 490. This is the latest year for which this calculation can be made.
1. The number of operations in England in 2004-05 was 9,477,564. Data for 2005-06 are not available.
2. The number of whole-time equivalent staff in the surgical specialities at 30 September 2005 was 19,337 in England.
1. Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), The Information Centre for Health and Social Care.
2. Medical and dental census (30 September 2005), The Information Centre for Health and Social Care.