§ Mr. G. Williams
asked the Minister of Health the number of people waiting to be admitted to mental hospitals in Tunbridge Wells; and what is the average length of time that a patient has to wait for admission.
§ Mr. Crookshank
Five persons are awaiting admission to the mental hospital serving Tunbridge Wells. The average waiting period for certified patients is one week for men and two weeks for women; for voluntary patients it is one week for men and possibly some months for women.