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Eye Surgery, Rochdale

Volume 167: debated on Monday 12 February 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the average waiting time in the Rochdale health authority for eye operations; how many persons are awaiting such surgery; and how many of those persons are over the age of 75 years.

Information about the age and specific medical condition of patients on hospital waiting lists is not collected centrally. The latest available information about numbers of persons awaiting treatment in the ophthalmology specialty is given in the table.

In-patient waiting list, Ophthalmology specialty. Rochdale District Health Authority, as at 31 March 1989
Patients waitingPercentage breakdown by months waiting
0–23–56–89–1112+
8602121141431

Source: KHO7 return.

The percentages do not sum to 100 due to rounding.