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Market Testing Programme

Volume 205: debated on Tuesday 3 March 1992

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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
CD9Diagnosis0–4 years5–14 years0–4 years5–14 years0–4 years5–14 years0–4 years5–14 years0–4 years5–14 years
580Acute glomerulonephritis1014020100
581Nephrotic syndrome112512291316720521
582Chronic glomerulonephritis0000001200
583Nephritis and nephropathy050163811724
584Acute renal failure0010000104
585Chronic renal failure392521810123217
586Renal failure, unspecified0450021200
587Renal sclerosis, unspecified0100010101
590Infections of kidney5911811611036
593·6Postural protelnuria0000010000
593·7Vesicouretono reflux5642446625
599·0Urinary tract infection, site not specified192213137198166224196181189155
753·1Cyetic kidney disease12011111230
753·2Obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter27140534355
779·8Other and ill-defined conditions originating in the perinatal period; other30000000000
788·9Symptoms involving urinary systom system;other31101000100
997·5Urinary complications50110000011
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.