§ Mr. Whitlock
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) what are the waiting times for appointments for patients at the outpatients department at each of the hospitals of the Nottingham health authority; and what steps are being taken to obviate lengthy perids of waiting for patients;
(2) what are the waiting periods for operations in the various specialties of each of the hospitals of the Nottingham health authority; and what steps are being taken to reduce waiting periods.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
Information on current waiting times for operations and out-patient appointments at hospitals in Nottingham is not available centrally. The hon. Member may wish to contact Nottingham health authority which may be able to provide the information.