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Hearing Impaired: Waiting Times

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the waiting times are for digital hearing aid (a) assessment and (b) fitting in the Stockport Primary Care Trust area. (157997)

The latest figures for July 2007 indicate that the number of people waiting over 13 weeks for an audiology assessment at Stockport Primary Care Trust was 1,296. The Department does not collect data on the numbers of people waiting to be fitted with a hearing aid.