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Hospital Discharges And Deaths

Volume 205: debated on Tuesday 3 March 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many hospital discharges and/or deaths have occurred in Wales, in the age groups up to four years and five to 14 years, in the international classification of diseases (ICD) categories, in each of the years 1986 to 1991, 580 acute glomerulonephritis, (a) 581 nephrotic syndrome, (b) 582 chronic glomerulonephritis, (c) 583 nephritis and nepropathy, (d) 584 acute renal failure, (e) 997·5 acute postoperative renal failure, (f) 585 chronic renal failure, (g) 779·80 chronic renal failure in newborn, (h) 586 renal failure (unspecified),(i)788·9 uraemia, (j) 587 renal sclerosis, (k) 590 infections of kidney, (l) 591 hydronephrosis, (m) 753·2 congenital hydronephrosis, (n) 753·1 congenital cyst of kidney, (o) 593·6 postural proteinuria, (p) 593·7 vesicoureteric reflux, (q) 595 cystitis, (r) 599·0 urinary tract infection, site not specified and (s) 599·7 haematuria.

The information for the years 1986 to 1990 is given in the table. Information for 1991 is not yet available.

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many public libraries there are in Wales; and what is his estimate of the numbers of people employed in them.

The published estimates for 1991–92 indicate that the 13 public library authorities in Wales have 1,171 service points and a staff establishment of 1,260.