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North Staffordshire (Waiting Lists)

Volume 21: debated on Tuesday 6 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many patients are waiting- for general surgery in North Staffordshire as out-patients and inpatients, respectively.

At 31 March 1981, the latest date for which figures are available, 2,265 people were waiting for in-patient general surgery in the North Staffordshire health district. Information about out-patient waiting lists is not held centrally.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many geriatric patients there are on the urgent waiting list for admission to hospitals in North Staffordshire.

At 31 March 1981, the latest date for which figures are available, 25 geriatric patients were on the urgent waiting list for admission to hospitals in the North Staffordshire health district.