§ 1979. Mr. Simon Coombs
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the average number of operating theatre sessions carried out in the NHS currently every week; and what the figures were in(a) 1987 and (b)
§ Dr. Mawhinney
Information for 1987–88 and 1991–921 is set out in the table. Comparable information for 1979 is not available centrally.
Operating theatre sessions England: average number per week Scheduled session held in year Weekly rate 1987–88 692,804 13,298 1 1991–92 792,459 15,210 1Provisional.