§ Ms. Walley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much blood has(a) been at the disposal of (b) been provided to private hospitals by the West Midlands regional blood transfusion service for each of the years; 1988–89, 1987–88 and 1986–87.
§ Mr. Freeman
The latest information held centrally for the West Midlands regional blood transfusion service is as follows:
Number of useable blood donations collected Number of units of blood supplied to non-NHS hospitals 1986 192,599 10,154 19871 192,468 9,086 1 Provisional figures.