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Hospital Waiting Lists (Manchester)

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 30 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the current size of the hospital waiting list for all types of admission in the Greater Manchester area; and by how much it has increased over the last 12 months.

The latest reliable provisional figures are for 30 September 1982, when there were 48,589 people on waiting lists for in-patient treatment in all specialties in Greater Manchester. This is an increase of 8,681 since 30 September 1981.