HC Deb 06 November 1968 vol 772 cc110-1W
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 31st October 150 persons were waiting for geriatric beds in Ayrshire. The average waiting time for admission is between one and two months.