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Hospital Waiting Lists (Essex)

Volume 301: debated on Wednesday 24 September 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in the Mid-Essex Hospital Trust area had been waiting for treatment for more than (a) 24 months, (b) 18 months and (c) 12 months, (i) on 31 March and (ii) at the latest available date. [17029]

Information on patients awaiting admission to Mid-Essex Hospital National Health Service Trust on 31 March 1997 and 30 September 1997 is given in the table.

Number waitingAt 31 March 1997At 30 September21997
For 12 months or more1104441
For 18 months or more03
For 24 months or more00
1 Figure is final one and differs from provisional figure supplied in the reply given to the hon. Member for West Chelmsford on 11 June 1997 at column 479.
2 Figures for 30 September 1997 are provisional.