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Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the number of people admitted (a) to NHS accident and emergency departments and (b) for NHS plastic surgery as a result of tattooing and piercing procedures in the latest period for which figures are available, broken down by strategic health authority. (186129)

The information requested about national health service plastic surgery is not collected centrally. In relation to the information requested about NHS accident and emergency admissions, I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to her on 5 February 2008, Official Report, column 1087W.