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Question reference: S6W-25183

  • Date lodged: 2 February 2024
  • Current status: Answered by Neil Gray on 20 February 2024


To ask the Scottish Government how many people in (a) Scotland and (b) each NHS board are currently waiting for elective vasectomy surgery.


The information requested is not held centrally by the Scottish Government the member may wish to contact NHS Boards directly for information.

Public Health Scotland does not hold procedure level information only the speciality which in this case would be Urology.

PHS continues to work in collaboration with the Scottish Government, NHS Boards and key stakeholders to improve waiting times information. Statistics relating to the waits patients experience for Inpatient or Day Case treatment at specialty level are published up to 20 September 2023 in the link below.

Stage of treatment waiting times - Inpatients, day cases and new outpatients quarter ending 30 September 2023 - NHS waiting times - stage of treatment - Publications - Public Health Scotland