HC Deb 16 November 1959 vol 613 c89W
Mr. Kelley

asked the Minister of Health (1) if he will give the number of people waiting for operations, giving separate figures for each type of operation, at the Doncaster Royal Infirmary;

(2) the average period of waiting for operations at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, giving separate figures for each type of operation;

(3) how many pay beds there are in the Doncaster Royal Infirmary; and the average length of time they are in use for each case.

Miss Pitt

The numbers of people waiting for operations and the average periods of waiting at the Doncaster Royal Infirmary are as follows:

Specialty Number on waiting list Estimated average waiting time (in months)
General Surgery 1,233 11.6
E.N.T. (T and A) 101 1.0
E.N.T. (other) 179 13.1
Orthopaedic Surgery 461 12.2
Ophthalmology 91 2.9
Gynaecology 407 13.0

There are no private pay-beds in this hospital.