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FOI 2023 211 - Atrial Fibrilation


Information Requested:

Under the freedom of information act, please provide the data for each year between 2013 & 2023 on the numbers of people in Wales diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation. 


Please include the ages of those diagnosed and include the vaccination status of all those diagnosed since the start of the pandemic with either (1) NO COVID-19 VACCINES or (2) RECEIVED ONE OR MORE COVID-19 VACCINE 


Information provided for the answer:

Thank you for your request dated 29th December 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 other NHS Wales organisations, and frequently do not have access to the data that they produce.  I have provided contact details for each Health Board below as they may hold this information, you would need to contact them individually for the information they hold.  


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 sorry we cannot help 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