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NHS Operations

Volume 450: debated on Thursday 26 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of NHS-contracted operations was fulfilled by each independent sector treatment centre. (96477)

[holding answer 23 October 2006]: The Department measures independent sector treatment centre contract performance on the basis of value rather than activity. This is to allow for the variations, which can occur through substitution of activity between procedures of varying value.