HC Deb 15 March 1983 vol 39 c107W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Wales why 31 theatre sessions for orthopaedic treatment were cancelled in Gwynedd during 1982; and what effect this had on the orthopaedic waiting list in the county.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

These cancellations were due to a shortage of anaesthetists and are estimated to have added 109 patients to the joint day case inpatient waiting list.