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Table 1 Percentage of Clinical Commissioning Groups with mandatory rationing policy broken down into specific surgery types [3]

From: Rationing elective surgery for smokers and obese patients: responsibility or prognosis?

  % of Clinical Commissioning Groups with Mandatory Rationing Policy
All Elective Surgery Hip & Knee Surgery Tonsillectomy Surgery for Snoring Hernia Repair Varicose Veins Surgery
Weight Management 1.5% 22% 1% 6% 1.5% 3%
Smoking Cessation 1% 4% 2% 2.5% 2% 2.5%