HC Deb 25 October 1962 vol 664 cc187-8W
Mr. Mason

asked the Minister of Health if he will list the numbers in Barnsley and district who are awaiting admission to Barnsley hospitals, specifying the type of operation and the average waiting time.

Mr. Braine

The following are the totals at 30th September, 1962. I regret I cannot say how many of these persons are from Barnsley and district.

Number waiting for operation Average waiting time (in months)
General Surgery 466 8.2
Ear Nose and Throat (Tonsils and Adenoids) 549 21.0
Ear Nose and Throat (Other) 340 19.8
Gynaecology 346 15.7
Orthopaedics 217 9.0
Ophthalmology 124 5.9

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