HC Deb 22 March 1988 vol 130 c83W
Mr. Boyes

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons are presently on waiting lists for eye treatment in(a) the Northern regional health authority and (b) Sunderland district health authority.

Mr. Newton

At 31 March 1987, the latest date for which information is available centrally, there were 3,735 cases on Northern region in-patient waiting list for the ophthalmology specialty. The corresponding figure for Sunderland district health authority was 918.

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