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Orthopaedic Surgery

Volume 86: debated on Monday 11 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentage of patients on orthopaedic waiting lists have to wait for over 12 months for the appropriate inpatient surgical treatment in each of the health authorities in England.

The available information is given in the table.

Orthopaedic in-patient waiting lists on 31 March 1985, NHS hospitals, England Percentage of non-urgent cases on the list for more than one year
Regional and District Health AuthorityPercentage
Northern RHA
RHA Total22·7
Hartlepool25·4
North Tees4·2
South Tees22·3
East Cumbria26·6
South Cumbria3·9
West Cumbria16·4
Darlington33·6
Durham12·0
North West Durham30·0
South West Durham1·4
Northumberland15·4
Gateshead4·7
Newcastle upon Tyne13·7
North Tyneside13·2
South Tyneside23·8
Sunderland55·4
Yorkshire RHA
RHA Total27·7
Hull31·2
East Yorkshire15·8
Grimsby44·7
Scunthorpe36·7
Northallerton11·4
York12·4
Scarborough27·9
Harrogate4·0
Bradford22·7
Airedale49·0
Calderdale5·7
Huddersfield6·0
Dewsbury26·8
Leeds Western44·7
Leeds Eastern36·7
Wakefield0·0
Pontefract12·1

Regional and District Health Authority

Percentage

Trent RHA

RHA Total

43·0
North Derbyshire36·1
South Derbyshire18·0
Leicestershire28·5
North Lincolnshire30·6
South Lincolnshire47·0
Bassetlaw21·2
Central Nottinghamshire57·2
Nottingham15·0
Barnsley0·0
Doncaster35·7
Rotherham55·1
Sheffield56·1

East Anglian RHA

RHA Total

40·9
Cambridge60·9
Peterborough8·7
West Suffolk24·6
East Suffolk37·3
Norwich47·4
Great Yarmouth40·4
West Norfolk and Wisbech16·4
Huntingdon1·2

North West Thames RHA

RHA Total

25·5
North Bedfordshire22·0
South Bedfordshire0·0
North Hertfordshire40·3
East Hertfordshire0·0
North West Hertfordshire13·8
South West Hertfordshire40·1
Barnet1·9
Harrow38·6
Hillingdon35·6
Hounslow and Spelthorne52·2
Ealing57·9
Brent0·0
Paddington12·6
Hammersmith and Fulham39·6
Victoria10·9

North East Thames RHA

RHA Total

35·6
Basildon and Thurrock43·1
Mid Essex22·8
North East Essex24·8
West Essex18·9
Southend18·4
Barking, Havering and Brentwood50·3
Hampstead37·9
Bloomsbury35·1
Islington32·3
City and Hackney52·9
Newham27·0
Tower Hamlets58·1
Enfield18·3
Haringey9·7
Redbridge28·3
Waltham Forest32·2

South East Thames RHA

RHA Total

37·1
Brighton40·3
Eastbourne25·6
Hastings25·4
South East Kent37·0
Canterbury and Thanet31·2
Dartford and Gravesham6·5
Maidstone63·9
Medway38·1
Tunbridge Wells41·0
Bexley15·0
Greenwich25·5

Regional and District Health Authority

Percentage

Bromley39·9
West Lambeth70·9
Camberwell30·1
Lewisham and North Southwark24·7

South West Thames RHA

RHA Total

27·7
North West Surrey13·4
West Surrey and North East Hants49·6
South West Surrey52·2
Mid Surrey5·6
East Surrey0·0
Chichester36·5
Mid Downs18·4
Worthing42·6
Croydon16·5
Kingston and Esher33·9
Richmond, Twickenham and Roehampton20·7
Wandsworth48·7
Merton and Sutton0·9

Wessex RHA

RHA Total

37·5
East Dorset13·8
West Dorset19·1
Portsmouth11·7
South West Hants and Southampton95·0
Winchester45·5
Basingstoke39·5
Salisbury50·6
Swindon30·4
West Wiltshire and Bath41·7
Isle of Wight7·0

Oxford RHA

RHA Total

25·7
East Berkshire2·0
West Berkshire0·0
Aylesbury30·0
Wycombe0·0
Milton Keynes0·8
Kettering60·5
Northampton54·0
Oxfordshire10·7

South Western RHA

RHA Total

35·8
Bristol and Weston42·2
Frenchay9·5
Southmead50·0
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly47·9
Exeter34·4
North Devon50·0
Plymouth34·1
Torbay

*

Cheltenham1·1
Gloucester22·0
Somerset26·0

Northern Western RHA

RHA Total

37·2
Lancaster23·5
Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde18·6
Preston54·6
Blackburn, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley19·5
Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale42·5
West Lancashire22·0
Chorley and South Ribble

*

Bolton28·8
Bury1·1
North Manchester23·3
Central Manchester69·5
South Manchester18·0
Oldham74·3
Rochdale30·2
Salford28·6
Stockport5·1

Regional and District Health Authority

Percentage

Tameside and Glossop33·1
Trafford0·0
Wigan46·7

Special Health Authorities

SHAs Total

4·6
The Hospital For Sick Children3·3
National Hospitals For Nervous Diseases

*

Moorfields Eye Hospital

*

Bethlehem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals

*

National Heart and Chest Hospitals

*

The Royal Marsden Hospital

*

Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte's5·8
The Eastman Dental Hospital

*

ENGLAND TOTAL34·7

* No orthopaedic waiting list.