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Hospital Waiting Lists (Walsall)

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 6 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what effect the consultants' industrial action has had on waiting lists for operations of non-clinical necessity in the Walsall Area Health Authority jurisdiction.

There has been a reduction in the number of non-urgent operations being performed in Walsall hospitals and in the number of out-patients seen. It is too early to estimate the net effect of these on waiting lists.