To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in the Mid-Essex Hospital Trust area were waiting for in-patient treatment in the most recent month for which he has statistics. 
[holding answer 12 June]: There were 8,634 patients waiting for in-patient treatment at Mid-Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust at the end of April 2003.
Department of Health Monthly Monitoring Figures
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people in (a) North East Lincolnshire PCT and (b) North Lincolnshire PCT waited over 12 months for an operation in each quarter from 31 March 2002. 
The information requested is shown in the table.
|Primary Care Trust (PCT)|
|Quarter ended||North East Lincolnshire PCT||North Lincolnshire PCT|
Department of Health Form Q FOI (Commissioner based hospital waiting list statistics)
To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the most recent quarter's statistics on accident and emergency waiting times will be available. 
The release date for accident and emergency activity for the period January to March 2003, is 20 June. Release dates for quarterly information on accident and emergency services are announced in national statistics updates—the release dates diary for national statistics—available at: http:// www.nationalstatistics.org.uk/pdfdir/updates.pdf