§ Yvette Cooper
The following information is extracted from the Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) system, which contains details of patients admitted to, and treated in, NHS hospitals in England.
Number of hysterectomy operations 1999–2000 53,132 2000–01 147,053 1Provisional. The figure for 2000–01 has not yet been adjusted for shortfalls in data. The final figure, therefore, may be higher.