§ Sir Michael McNair-Wilson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will give details of the number of people currently awaiting for organ transplants in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and in each of the health regions in England; and if he will state the number of successful transplants carried out in those regions during 1991.
§ Mr. Dorrell
Information on the place of residence of patients awaiting transplants is not collated centrally. The table gives, by United Kingdom territory and English region, the numbers of people registered for transplantation according to the location of the unit with which they are registered and the numbers of transplants performed according to the location of the unit.
People waiting [As at 28 February 1992 by location of unit where registered] Organs transplanted1 [During 1991 by location of transplant unit] Scotland 473 130 Northern ireland 76 47 Wales 113 65 England—Regions Northern 317 199 Yorkshire 244 126 Trent 366 121 East Anglian 238 223 North West Thames 586 238 North East Thames 537 176 South East + South West Thames 407 387
People waiting [As at 28 February 1992 by location of unit where registered] Organs transplanted1 [During 1991 by location of transplant unit] Wessex 111 83 Oxford 100 83 South Western 230 90 West Midlands 415 274 Mersey 135 70 North Western 415 140 TOTALS 4,763 2,452 Based on information supplied by the United Kingdom Transplant Support Service Authority. 1 Provisional figures for transplants from cadaveric donors.