HC Deb 17 June 1975 vol 893 cc426-7W
Mrs. Winifred Ewing

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will indicate under regional headings where patients on waiting lists for geriatric beds in Scotland are situated; and if he will give the figures for 1974.

Mr. William Ross

The numbers of persons on the waiting lists for geriatric beds in the various health board areas at 31st December 1974 were as follows:

Argyll and Clyde 46
Ayrshire and Arran 115
Borders 44
Dumfries and Galloway 50
Fife 116
Forth Valley 110
Greater Glasgow 279
Grampian 196
Highland 23
Lanarkshire 85
Lothan 461
Shetland 23
Tayside 86
Western Isles 38