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S5W-12590: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 9 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many “did not attend” appointments were recorded by each NHS board in 2016-17.

Answered by: Shona Robison 22 November 2017

The information requested is provided in the following table.

NHSScotland: Total number of new referrals, did not attends and the percentage of did not attends in Financial year 2016-17 by each NHS Board.

NHS Board

Total Number of New Referrals

Did Not Attend (DNA)

DNA Rate (%)

Golden Jubilee National Hospital

14,346

690

4.8%

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

114,679

10,859

9.5%

NHS Borders

35,341

1,673

4.7%

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

42,365

2,181

5.1%

NHS Fife

114,061

11,142

9.8%

NHS Forth Valley

80,507

6,503

8.1%

NHS Grampian

126,501

7,949

6.3%

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

436,080

51,490

11.8%

NHS Highland

78,499

4,858

6.2%

NHS Lanarkshire

141,106

13,509

9.6%

NHS Lothian

264,692

27,059

10.2%

NHS Orkney

4,348

259

6.0%

NHS Shetland

5,183

355

6.8%

NHS Tayside

151,854

13,439

8.8%

NHS Western Isles

8,512

713

8.4%

Non- NHS Provider

5,324

187

3.5%

NHS Scotland

1,623,398

152,866

9.4%

Source:ISD Scotland SMR00