HC Deb 20 June 1988 vol 135 c411W
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.