HC Deb 07 February 1962 vol 653 cc56-7W
Mr. J. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many Glasgow children of school age are awaiting admittance to hospital for the removal of tonsils and adenoids; and how long is the average waiting period.

Mr. Maclay

Where an early operation is medically necessary, there is no delay. In non-urgent cases, of which 1,675 are at present known to be waiting, admission has been taking from a few weeks to over a year.

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