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FOI 2023 145 - Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation


Information Requested:

I would be grateful if you would provide the following information.
The description of the information I wish to obtain
The number patients, aged between 50 and 70, that were referred for Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation in Wales in each of the following years: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 
I would like to receive the information as an email.


Information provided for the answer:

Thank you for your recent request dated 18th September 2023.

Public Health Wales does not hold this information.

Public Health Wales is the public health service for Wales and as such is an independent NHS Trust. Therefore, do not have access to this information. As an organisation we have no jurisdiction over the activities of Health Boards and frequently do not have access to the data that they produce.


I have provided contact details for each Health Board below, you would need to contact them individually for this information.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Powys Teaching Health Board

I am very sorry we cannot help you on this occasion.



If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of the decision, you should write to the Corporate Complaints Manager, Public Health Wales NHS Trust, 3, Number 2, Capital Quarter, Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF10 4BZ.

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner for Wales
2nd Floor
Churchill House
Churchill Way
CF10 2HH

Telephone: 029 2067 8400