§ Mr. Churchill
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many kidney patients died in 1992 while awaiting a suitable donor organ.848W
§ Mr. Sackville
There is no information about the number of people awaiting a kidney transplant who died of kidney disease during 1992. Kidney failure is fatal unless treated with dialysis or transplantation. People on dialysis awaiting a transplant may live for many years and may die from causes other than kidney failure.