HC Deb 06 June 1996 vol 278 c511W
Ms Harman

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will estimate the total number of "did not attends" for(a) out-patient appointments and (b) in-patient appointments in the NHS in the last available year. [31367]

Mr. Horam

The total number of "did not attends" for out-patient appointments during 1994–95 was 5,131,405. In the calendar year 1995, there were 209,082 "did not attends" for in-patient or day case admissions.