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Obesity: Surgery

Volume 476: debated on Monday 19 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average wait for gastric bypass surgery was in each hospital trust in the last period for which figures are available. (206080)

The information requested has been placed in the Library.

The table quotes both median and mean figures. Median figures are a better proxy to the time waited by the majority of people as mean may be artificially increased by a small number of long wait.