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Hospitals: Waiting Lists

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average hospital waiting times were in (a) Torbay Primary Care Trust area, (b) Devon and (c) England in each of the last 10 years; and what the average waiting time was in each such areas in each specialism in each of the last 10 years. (192263)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients had been waiting more than six months for an NHS operation in an English hospital on 31 January. (194597)

At the end of January there were 379 patients waiting over 26 weeks at English national health service trusts. Of these, 282 were patients registered with general practitioners in Wales.