Table 1

Weekly number of procedures by time period and change over time, overall and by procedure type

Procedure typeTime period*
Pre-COVIDCOVID impacted
All
 Average number of procedures per week35 4784312
 % reduction in activity compared with pre-COVID87.8
Colonoscopy
 Average number of procedures per week12 6461300
 % reduction in activity compared with pre-COVID89.7
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
 Average number of procedures per week7335632
 % reduction in activity compared with pre-COVID91.4
OGD
 Average number of procedures per week14 9852091
 % reduction in activity compared with pre-COVID86.0
ERCP
 Average number of procedures per week513289
 % reduction in activity compared with pre-COVID43.7
  • *Pre-COVID 16 January 2020–15 March 2020; COVID-impacted 23 March 2020–31 May 2020

  • ERCP, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; OGD, oesophagogastroduododenoscopy.