HC Deb 03 March 1980 vol 980 cc71-2W
Mr. David Atkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the current waiting period for cancer patients requiring a scan in (a) the Wessex regional health authority and (b) nationally.

Sir George Young

There is no whole-body scanner in the Wessex region, but when this facility is needed there is access to equipment outside the region without delay. Information about waiting periods is not collected centrally on a national basis.