§ Mr. O'Halloran
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present waiting list for surgery in the Camden and Islington area; and how this compares with the national position.
§ Mr. Moyle
The numbers of patients awaiting admission to the surgical specialities in hospitals in Camden and Islington and in England, together with the rates per 1,000 population, are as follows. The figures relate to 30th September 1977 being the latest available.
Number Rate per 1,000 population Camden and Islington … … 5,002 11.7 England … … 564,420 12.2