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Hip Replacements

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many hip replacement operations have been cancelled at NHS hospitals in the last 12 months. (318926)

The number of cancelled operations for hip replacement is not collected centrally.

The Department collects data on the number of operations cancelled on the day of admission or day of operation, for non-clinical reasons, on a quarterly basis. However, these are not broken down to treatment function/specialty level. The latest published data can be found at the following web address: