HC Deb 09 December 1983 vol 50 c267W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the average waiting time for those awaiting a National Health Service operation for hip joint replacement in (a) Dyfed and (b) Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

[pursuant to his reply, 8 December 1983]: The average waiting time for an operation for hip joint replacement for those patients discharged during 1981, the latest date for which information is available, was 159.8 days in Dyfed and 199.3 days in Wales.