HC Deb 04 April 1974 vol 871 c422W
Mrs. Colquhoun

asked the Secretary of Slate for Social Services if she will take urgent steps to reduce the waiting list for surgery at Northampton Hospital.

Dr. Owen

Phase I of the development of Northampton General Hospital commenced on 2nd July 1973, and this includes 120 surgical beds and six operating theatres which should be available for use in late 1976.