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Hip Replacement Operations

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the average waiting period for non-emergency hip replacement operations in the areas of each of the Welsh health authorities.

The information is not available centrally in precisely the form requested. The following table relates to patients admitted to hospital from the waiting list who were discharged in 1984 following a hip replacement operation.

Area of TreatmentAverage Waiting Time (days)
Clwyd440
East Dyfed149
Pembrokeshire365
Gwent268
Gwynedd145
Mid Glamorgan192
Powys
South Glamorgan190
West Glamorgan196