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York Capio Centre

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many procedures for NHS patients will be (a) paid for and (b) provided by the York Capio Centre in 2006-07; (115992)

(2) what the (a) national reference cost, (b) average cost per case at the York Capio Centre and (c) average cost per case at York NHS Trust was for each procedure provided for NHS patients at the York Capio Centre in the most recent year for which figures are available;

(3) what the total NHS expenditure on the York Capio Centre will be in 2006-07.

Clifton national health service treatment centre in York is run by Capio UK. The treatment centre provides general surgery and orthopaedics.

It is not possible to provide the data in the format requested. Reference costs data are collected from NHS trusts and primary care trusts. Reference cost data will cover procedures that are carried out by the trust and those that are contracted out, which will include to an independent sector treatment centre However, information on the payments for services and operational costs of Capio UK is commercially sensitive.