HC Deb 19 February 1951 vol 484 cc157-8W
Mr. Black

asked the Minister of Health how many applications for hearing aids are outstanding in the area of the South-West Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board; and what is the average period of waiting.

Mr. Marquand

About 9,800 last November, the latest date for which figures are available. The waiting period varies very widely according to whether or not the patient is granted priority and as between the different distribution centres.

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