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Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will hold discussions with (a) Shropshire primary care trust, (b) Telford and Wrekin primary care trust and (c) Shrewsbury and Telford NHS hospital trust on security of patient health records. 
Mr. Bradshaw: Each national health service trust is legally responsible for the data that is in its possession and must comply with all relevant legislation. The Department has published clear rules and guidelines for NHS trusts on compliance with this legislation and on the management of personal data. This takes the form of a series of Codes of Practice on confidentiality, security and records management, supported by numerous good practice guidelines. An online resourcethe NHS Information Governance Toolkitmakes this guidance accessible to all parts of the NHS and all major NHS organisations are required to provide an annual performance assessment against the standards derived from the three codes of practice.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of (a) outpatients and (b) inpatients were treated within their target waiting time at Queens Hospital, Romford in 2007. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The information is not available in the format requested. The following table shows the percentage of out-patients treated within their target waiting time at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals NHS trust, which includes Queens Hospital, Romford from January to November 2007.
|Patients waiting for a first out-patient appointment following a general practitioner referral|
|Month ending||Total out-patients waiting||Patients waiting over 13 weeks||Percentage over 13 weeks|
The following table shows the percentage of in-patients treated within their target waiting time at the Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust, which includes Queens Hospital, Romford from January to November 2007.
|Patients waiting for an in-patient admission|
|Month ending||Total waiting||Patients waiting over 26 weeks||Percentage over 26 weeks|
Waiting times targets are monitored using counts of patients still waiting at the end of each month, therefore figures show number at end of each month who have already waited above the waiting target time.
Department of Health KH07 and QM08
Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients at (a) Barnet and Chase Farm, (b) the Royal Free and (c) Northwick Park Hospital had operations cancelled at short notice (i) in each of the last two years and (ii) in 1997; on how many occasions in each case patients failed to give notice of cancellation; and if he will make a statement. 
|Cancelled operations for non clinical reasons|
|Number of last minute cancellations for non clinical reasons in the quarter|
|National health service trust||2001-02( 1)||2005-06||2006-07|
|(1) Earliest available data at NHS trust level|
(2) Northwick Park Hospital is part of North West London Hospitals NHS Trust
Department of Health form QMCO
Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) operations and (b) out-patient appointments were carried out in (i) each of the last two years and (ii) the current year to date at (A) Barnet hospital, (B) Royal Free hospital and (C) Edgware hospital; and if he will make a statement. 
|First, subsequent and total (first + subsequent) attendances seen for Barnet and Chase Farm NHS trust and Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust since 2005-06|
|Period||Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals NHS trust||Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust|
|(1) Based on estimated data.|
1. We collect data at trust level, not for individual hospitals. Both Edgware hospital and Barnet hospital are managed by and provide services for Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals NHS trust. Royal Free hospital is managed by and provides services for Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust.
2. QM08 and QAR Prov are collected on a quarterly basis. Q1June, Q2September, Q3December, Q4March.
2005-062006-07 Department of Health Form QM08
2007-08 Department of Health Form QAR
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