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Table 6 Occurrence of all cancellations in both cycles combined, as per sessions and days of the week

From: Impact of pre-appointment contact and short message service alerts in reducing ‘Did Not Attend’ (DNA) rate on rapid access new patient breast clinics: a DGH perspective

  Number of appointments scheduled originally Number of Cancellations Total CNA rate (%)
Monday 1632 26 1.6
Tuesday 1438 9 0.6
Wednesday 1549 12 0.8
Thursday 574 5 0.9
Friday 20 0 0.0
Saturday 90 1 1.1
Sunday 79 1 1.3
Morning 2163 16 0.7
Afternoon 2581 34 1.3
Evening 638 4 0.6
Weekday 5213 52 1.0
Weekend 169 2 1.2