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Operations

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 4 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the total number of hip replacement operations carried out in 1979 and in the latest year for which figures are available in each of the 14 health regions.

Health authorities in England reported the following figures for 1988–89. The figures for 1979 are extracted from the 1979 hospital in-patient inquiry.

Estimated number of hip replacement operations by health regions
Region197911988–892
Northern1,7802,800
Yorkshire1,8602,900
Trent2,2003,700
East Anglia1,4101,900
North West Thames1,7403,300
North East Thames2,3303,700
South East Thames2,8103,600
South West Thames2,3203,600
Wessex2,2202,700
Oxford1,8102,600
South Western2,2205,600
West Midlands3,0703,700
Mersey8502,100
North Western2,6003,500
Board of Governors400
1 Source: 1979 Hospital In-Patient Inquiry.
2 Source: July 1989 Planning Statements—1988–89 Outturn.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list by county, and by year for the last five years, the number of cases of cryptosporidiosis reported.

Information on laboratory reports of cryptosporidium in England and Wales is available on a regional health authority basis only, as shown in the table:

Cryptosporidium laboratory reports Regional totals
Region198519861987198819891
Northern51613038132
Yorkshire76146125148670
Trent237398221325531
East Anglia37872622165
North West Thames30536057221
North East Thames531166143223
South East Thames11924714399653
South West Thames170274182105563
Wessex143284315347894
Oxford19139109105587
South Western107460469450795
West Midlands245477449346848
Mersey9813314470126
North Western464604554400884
Wales71126289195476
Total21,8743,5603,2772,7507,768
1 Provisional.
2 England and Wales only.

Source: Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre.