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S5W-01766: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 2 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many patients have received cataract operations in (a) an NHS and (b) a private hospital in each year since 1999, broken down by NHS board area.

Answered by: Shona Robison 29 August 2016

The following tables show the number of patients who have received cataract operations in (a) an NHS and (b) a private hospital in each calendar year since 1999 broken down by NHS board of residence. NHS boards have taken steps to improve the completeness of data recording on activity carried out in the independent sector since 2011. Therefore interpreting trends in the independent sector from these statistics should be treated with caution.

Number of patients undergoing cataract operations in an NHS hospital each year, 1999 - 2015, broken down by health board of residence.

Health Board of Residence

Calendar Year

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

1,603

1,483

1,665

1,990

1,980

2,231

2,102

2,308

NHS Borders

590

483

664

631

606

584

665

710

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

804

860

856

812

902

1,041

938

896

NHS Fife

1,158

1,136

1,159

1,298

1,553

1,694

1,698

1,802

NHS Forth Valley

939

1,021

1,064

1,097

1,304

1,303

1,446

1,822

NHS Grampian

1,569

1,372

1,665

1,307

1,434

1,711

1,941

2,407

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

3,868

3,892

4,603

4,699

4,788

5,028

5,442

5,392

NHS Highland

1,144

1,247

1,389

1,407

1,495

1,786

2,015

2,069

NHS Lanarkshire

1,260

1,769

1,780

1,843

2,152

2,185

2,180

2,796

NHS Lothian

2,915

3,080

2,537

2,388

2,006

2,213

2,518

2,632

NHS Orkney Islands

60

52

77

79

76

84

152

133

NHS Shetland Islands

79

60

59

60

82

94

69

86

NHS Tayside

1,852

1,844

1,747

1,709

1,899

2,249

2,415

2,184

NHS Western Isles

123

137

156

214

215

220

215

189

Other

19

19

21

21

32

21

36

36

NHS Scotland

17,983

18,455

19,442

19,555

20,524

22,444

23,832

25,462

Source: SMR00 & SMR01, Information Services Division.

Health Board of Residence

Calendar Year

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

2,524

2,708

2,694

2,330

2,483

2,779

2,982

3,321

3,170

NHS Borders

771

683

794

814

975

964

946

1,200

909

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

1,146

1,280

1,333

1,182

1,079

943

1,071

1,176

1,265

NHS Fife

1,734

1,645

1,787

1,787

1,858

1,785

1,693

1,917

2,210

NHS Forth Valley

1,659

1,524

1,595

1,676

1,810

2,040

1,777

1,752

1,843

NHS Grampian

2,029

2,150

2,400

2,287

2,109

2,580

2,659

2,624

2,864

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

5,021

5,126

5,151

5,538

5,745

6,670

7,073

7,566

7,513

NHS Highland

1,746

1,851

2,041

2,012

2,142

2,105

2,349

2,429

2,106

NHS Lanarkshire

2,765

3,078

2,906

2,869

3,005

3,072

3,632

3,785

3,199

NHS Lothian

3,333

3,612

3,904

4,084

4,455

4,658

4,721

4,460

4,343

NHS Orkney Islands

137

88

76

90

72

90

106

101

114

NHS Shetland Islands

90

107

71

70

60

91

113

115

90

NHS Tayside

2,080

2,011

2,428

2,874

2,963

3,088

3,165

3,368

3,238

NHS Western Isles

186

158

227

193

160

119

169

224

211

Other

51

46

79

59

68

71

75

73

31

NHS Scotland

25,272

26,067

27,486

27,865

28,984

31,055

32,531

34,111

33,106

Source: SMR00 & SMR01, Information Services Division.

Number of patients undergoing cataract operations in a private hospital each year, 1999 - 2015, broken down by health board of residence.

Health Board of Residence

Calendar Year

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Borders

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

-

-

-

-

8

*

*

*

NHS Fife

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Forth Valley

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

NHS Grampian

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Highland

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Lanarkshire

-

-

*

-

-

*

-

*

NHS Lothian

-

-

*

-

-

-

*

-

NHS Orkney

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Shetland Islands

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Tayside

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Western Isles

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Other

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

*

NHS Scotland

5

-

149

-

8

147

250

309

Source: SMR00 & SMR01, Information Services Division.

Health Board of Residence

Calendar Year

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Borders

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

6

*

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

81

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

NHS Fife

-

*

*

-

-

-

5

*

-

NHS Forth Valley

*

*

88

*

10

5

225

74

10

NHS Grampian

-

-

-

-

-

30

63

392

21

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

-

7

NHS Highland

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

NHS Lanarkshire

*

-

*

-

-

492

171

*

627

NHS Lothian

-

*

-

-

-

70

975

1,713

2,090

NHS Orkney Islands

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

NHS Shetland Islands

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

-

NHS Tayside

-

*

-

*

-

*

*

*

-

NHS Western Isles

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Other

-

-

-

-

-

-

*

-

*

NHS Scotland

120

25

91

25

10

601

1,453

2,193

2,759

Source: SMR00 & SMR01, Information Services Division.

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*Indicates values that have been suppressed due to the potential risk of disclosure and to help maintain patient confidentiality.