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Hospital Waiting Lists

Volume 20: debated on Tuesday 16 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the number of patients waiting for in-hospital treatment per thousand of the population as at 1 September 1981 and 1 September 1979 for the following area health authorities: Bromsgrove and Redditch, Herefordshire, Kidderminster and district, Worcester and district, Shropshire, Mid-Staffordshire, North

31 March 197930 September 197931 March 1981
Health DistrictWaiting List*Population†Waiting List*Population†Waiting List*Population‡
Hereford2,049146·62,093146·62,168
Bromsgrove and Redditch1,775146·61,621146·61,493
Kidderminster1,131100·0922100·0925
Worcester2,065224·72,403224·72,398
Salop6,708369·56,467369·56,820
Mid Staffordshire2,700290·92,787290·92,419
North Staffordshire11,046468·310,739468·39,768
South East Staffordshire1,693240·71,733240·72,402
North Warwickshire2,666169·92,610169·91,845
Rugby71383·876683·8771
South Warwickshire3,078215·22,944215·22,648
Central Birmingham7,760249·37,768249·35,529
East Birmingham4,503152·14,26115214,232
North Birmingham4,104167·94,161167·93,221
South Birmingham6,837255·06,203255·05,367
West Birmingham4,917209·65,232209·64,299
Coventry7,422339·36,875339·37,019
Dudley5,909296·05,885296·05,786
Sandwell1,920306·91,729306·91,995
Solihull2,134198·31,916198·31,818
Walsall4,472263·44,194263·43,148
Wolverhampton4,291258·24,384258·24,077
Total (Region)89,89387,69380,148
*Total all specialities urgent and non-urgent.
† Total managed population in thousands at Mid 1979.
‡ Mid 1981 population figures are not yet available.