HC Deb 12 March 1956 vol 550 c3W
Mr. Hastings

asked the Minister of Health how many cases of cataract are awaiting operation at Moorfields and Westminster ophthalmic hospitals; and what is the average waiting period at each of these hospitals for such operations.

Mr. Turton

282 at Moorfields and 220 at the Westminster Eye Hospital; the average waiting period is 14½ weeks at both hospitals.