§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) where in England hospitals are equipped to treat kidney stones by using the lithotripsy process;
(2) what is the cost of equipping and staffing a hospital with the lithotripsy method of treating kidney stone patients; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Currie
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Erdington (Mr. Corbett) on 29 April 1988 at columns341–42.