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Waiting Lists (Manchester)

Volume 86: debated on Thursday 14 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) how many people in Manchester awaiting urgent operations have been on hospital waiting lists for more than a month;(2) how many women are on hospital waiting lists in Manchester for gynaecological treatment; and what is now the total number of people on hospital waiting lists in the city.

As at 31 March 1985, the latest date for which information is available centrally, there were, in north, central and south Manchester district health authorities, which cover the city of Manchester, a total of 13,699 cases awaiting admission to all specialties, of which 499 had been awaiting urgent operations for more than a month and 1,280 were awaiting gynaecological treatment.