HC Deb 27 June 1978 vol 952 cc537-8W
Mr. Onslow

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the hospitals in England and Wales at which the admission of patients is currently being limited by actual or threatened industrial action on the part of (a) nursing and (b) ancillary staff.

Mr. Moyle

I am glad to inform the hon. Member that the EETPU has now agreed to resume normal working, and I hope that admission will be resumed as soon as possible in the hospitals affected by the electricians' dispute.

In response to the Question, as at Monday 26th June, I understand that admissions were being limited at the following hospitals in England as a result of industrial action by (a) nursing staff, (b) ancillary staff and (c) hospital electricians.

(a) Nursing Staff

SE Thames RHA

Greenwich District General Hospital

(b) Ancillary Staff

NW Thames RHA

West London Hospital

(c) Hospital Electricians

NE Thames RHA

  • Princes Alexandra, Harlow
  • St. Margarets, Epping
  • Ongar War Memorial
  • Waltham Abbey War Memorial
  • Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey
  • Bishop's Stortford and District
  • Herts and Essex, Bishop's Stortford
  • Great West Hatch, Chigwell
  • Saffron Walden General

SE Thames RHA

  • Pembury, Tunbridge Wells
  • Kent and Sussex, Tunbridge Wells
  • Queen Victoria, East Grinstead
  • Hawkenbury, Tunbridge Wells
  • Crowborough War Memorial
  • Tonbridge Cottage
  • Homoeopathic, Tunbridge Wells
  • Hawkhurst Cottage
  • Edenbridge and District War Memorial
  • Eastbourne District General
  • St. Mary's, Eastbourne

SW Thames RHA

Royal Eye Hospital, Surbiton

Oxford RHA

  • Cowley Road Hospital, Oxford
  • Churchill Hospital, Oxford
  • Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

West Midlands RHA

  • Walsgrave, Coventry
  • Coventry and Warwick
  • Gulson, Coventry
  • Whitley, Coventry
  • High View, Bedworth
  • Royal Orthopaedic, Birmingham
  • Selly Oak, Birmingham
  • Dudley Road, Birmingham
  • St. Chad's, Birmingham
  • Good Hope, Sutton Coldfield

On behalf of my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Wales, I have been asked to say that there are no hospitals in Wales at which admissions are limited as a result of industrial action by nursing and ancillary staff or hospital electricians.