§ Miss Melanie Johnson
Data on the number of missed general practitioner appointments and the estimated cost of missed appointments are not collected by the Department.
The number of consultant out-patient missed appointments for national health service organisations serving the Chorley constituency are shown in the table.
Total attendances: NHS trust seen did not attend 2000–01 Chorley and South Ribble NHS Trust 102,526 13,656 2000–01 Preston Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 222,707 25,698 2001–02 Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust1 318,370 38,709 1 The Chorley and South Ribble NHS Trust was merged with the Preston Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on I August 2002 to form the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Source: Department of Health dataset KH09.