HC Deb 03 July 1978 vol 953 c70W
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