§ Mr. Gareth Wardell
asked the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to the reply to the hon. Member for Gower on 22 May, Official Report, columns 542–43, if he will publish the information on the number of patients on waiting lists in the Official Report as soon as it becomes available.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
[pursuant to his reply, 11 June, 1984, c. 328]: The figures requested are now available and are as follows:
Health Authority In-patient Out-patient Clwyd 4,911 7,014 East Dyfed 2,239 5,242 Gwent 7,818 10,161 Gwynedd 1,447 3,184 Mid Glamorgan 10,246 16,393 Pembrokeshire 1,654 2,542 Powys 85 107 South Glamorgan 7,655 14,189 West Glamorgan 4,098 13,311
Information of this kind is now produced in the Department's "Welsh Hospital Waiting List Bulletin". This is published twice a year. A copy of the first volume is in the Library of the House. It provides all-Wales and major hospital data for the five main hospital specialties and summary data for all specialties. The second volume is in the course of preparation.