HC Deb 09 July 1968 vol 768 c55W
Sir F. Maclean

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the number of patients on the present geriatric waiting list for Ayrshire; and how long on an average such patients have to wait for admission.

Mr. Ross

On 30th June 219 persons were waiting for geriatric beds in Ayrshire. The average waiting time for admission is between one and two months.