Numbers of circumcision of male patients

Release date: September 2020

You asked

I would like to know if your CCG records data relating to the circumcision of male patients?

Our response

Yes, we do.


I would like to know how many such circumcisions were carried out by your CCG in the years 2018 and 2019, or any similar time period for which records are readily available?

Number of circumcisions performed in:

  • 2017/18 – 242
  • 2018/19 – 263
  • 2019/20 – 216

If possible I would like to be provided with a breakdown of the ages of the patients at the time of the procedure; either in the way in which this information is already recorded by yourselves, or alternatively in the following way:

  • ages 0 to 5
  • ages 6 to 11
  • ages 12 to 17
  • ages 18+

All age brackets inclusive

By age group during 2017 to 2018 there was a total of 242:

  • Age 0 to 5 = 17
  • Age 6 to 11 = 47
  • Age 12 to 17 = 7
  • Age 18+ = 171

I would also like a list of the hospitals or other your CCG facilities that have carried out this procedure in the time period set out above or in a similar time period.

Or alternatively, other facilities, such as those falling within the jurisdiction of other CCGs or those in the private sector.

Please see below table for details.

Provider2017-182018-192019-202020-21Total
MANCHESTER FOUNDATION TRUST1001571436406
CENTRAL MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST5252
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH MANCHESTER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST2727
TOTAL MANCHESTER FOUNDATION TRUST1791571436485
PENNINE ACUTE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST305134115
Spire Healthcare Manchester14191750
Ramsay Health Care Oaklands Hospital618832
STOCKPORT NHS FOUNDATION TRUST45211
BMI (Netcare) Highfield Hospital14510
SALFORD ROYAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST1124
Other Smaller Providers785020
TOTAL PROVIDERS2422632166727
Table of hospitals and other providers who carried out circumcision of male patients