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Sub-Normal Persons (Admissions)

Volume 640: debated on Tuesday 9 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Health if he will state the numbers awaiting admission to hospitals for the sub-normal and severely sub-normal in each region as at 31st December, 1960, and the comparative figures for the previous year.

RegionWaiting list (from returns by local health authorities)
31st December, 195931st December, 1960
1. Newcastle428435
2. Leeds174158
3. Sheffield799573
4. East Anglia301293
5. North West Metropolitan256264
6. North East Metropolitan441422
7. South East Metropolitan555543
8. South West Metropolitan238235
9. Oxford169201
10. South Western243299
11. Wales709749
12. Birmingham479417
13. Manchester612455
14. Liverpool287242
15. Wessex227216
Total5,9185,502