Case Number 6469
Request Date 13/01/2019
Completion Date 04/02/2019

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many Hymenorrhaphy/ hymen restoration operations have been carried out on the NHS in the last four years?
  2. What are the ages of the oldest patient and the youngest patient to have had this surgery each year for the last four years?
  3. How much has it cost the NHS to provide Hymenorrhaphy/ hymen restoration operations to patients?
  4. How much does each surgery cost the NHS to perform? Please provide information for the last four years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) in a yearly breakdown.

 

Details of the Response

1. How many Hymenorrhaphy / hymen restoration operations have been carried out on the NHS in the last four years?

Year Total
2015 1
2016 3
2017 9
2018 5
Grand Total 18

 

2. What are the ages of the oldest patient and the youngest patient to have had this surgery each year for the last four years?

  Youngest Oldest
2015 18 18
2016 15 48
2017 14 37
2018 14 33

 

3. How much has it cost the NHS to provide Hymenorrhaphy/ hymen restoration operations to patients?

Of the 18 patients in the answer for question 1 over the last four years the total cost for the first 17 was £24,649 with costs taken from our Service Line Reporting system. The last, and most recent, patient has not been fully costed as yet.

 

4. How much does each surgery cost the NHS to perform?

The average cost as above for the 17 patients was £1,450. Within this the average direct cost per patient of surgery (day surgery or main theatre), including the surgeon and anaesthetist costs, was £791.