HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 c661W
43. Miss Fookes

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many patients are on the waiting lists for admission to hospitals in the Plymouth District and what proportion have been waiting for one year or more.

Mr. Moyle

At 31st March 1977, 5,810 patients were recorded as waiting for in-patient admission to all specialties in the Plymouth health district, of whom 2,662 non-urgent cases had been on the waiting list for more than one year.