To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list each private sector consultancy firm which has been retained by each agency within his Department, and for his Department as a whole, for the purposes of advising on the market testing programme; and whether the appointment in each case was the result of competitive tendering.
Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte have been retained to offer advice on potential market testing candidates within my Department, its executive agency and non-departmental public bodies. Their appointment followed a competitive tendering exercise.
|Deaths and discharges from NHS hospitals with specified diagnosis recorded by age group|
|CD9||Diagnosis||0–4 years||5–14 years||0–4 years||5–14 years||0–4 years||5–14 years||0–4 years||5–14 years||0–4 years||5–14 years|
|583||Nephritis and nephropathy||0||5||0||16||3||8||1||17||2||4|
|584||Acute renal failure||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||4|
|585||Chronic renal failure||3||9||2||5||2||18||10||12||32||17|
|586||Renal failure, unspecified||0||4||5||0||0||2||1||2||0||0|
|587||Renal sclerosis, unspecified||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||1|
|590||Infections of kidney||5||9||1||18||1||16||1||10||3||6|
|599·0||Urinary tract infection, site not specified||192||213||137||198||166||224||196||181||189||155|
|753·1||Cyetic kidney disease1||2||0||1||1||1||1||1||2||3||0|
|753·2||Obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter2||7||1||4||0||5||3||4||3||5||5|
|779·8||Other and ill-defined conditions originating in the perinatal period; other3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|788·9||Symptoms involving urinary systom system;other3||1||1||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||0|
|1 Includes congenital cyst of kidney.|
|2 Includes congenital hydronephrosis.|
|3 Includes slow to respond.|
|4 Includes extrarenal uraemia.|
|5 Includes acute renal failure due to a procedure.|
Note: The information is based on data provided by NHS hospitals for hospital activity analysis. It may understate the true position in that not all hospitals provide complete clinical details relating to patient discharges and deaths.