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FOI release

FOI – 000110 Private surgeries and procedures carried out on behalf of each NHS Board - Additional info (HTML)

Published on 19 May 2022

Date received – 11 May 2022: Date responded – 19 May 2022

Request

Follow on from FOI-2022-000054:

With regards to table 4, Total Cost of Procedures Performed by Private Health Company (Nov 2017 - Mar 2022), can I have a breakdown by each financial year? As it stands, I've only been given a total figure for the period above.

Response

With regards to table 4, Total Cost of Procedures Performed by Private Health Company (Nov 2017 - Mar 2022), can I have a breakdown by each financial year? As it stands, I've only been given a total figure for the period above.

I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information:

Appendix 1 (attached) details the Total Cost of Procedures Performed by Private Health Company (Nov 2017 - Mar 2022) broken down by financial year. Please note, the figures have been updated to reflect some additional spend data which has been received since your previous request.

I trust you will find the information of assistance and if you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we have dealt with your request, you can make representations to us asking us to review the handling of your request. Please get in touch with us using the below contact details within 40 working days of the date of this correspondence:

NHS National Services Scotland
Headquarters
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB

Email: nss.foi@nhs.scot

If after a review you are still unhappy, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner, who can be contacted at Kinburn Castle, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, or via their online application form.

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