§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients in the Buckinghamshire Health Authority area waited more than(a) three months, (b) six months, (c) nine months, (d) 12 months, (e) 15 months, (f) 18 months and (g) 24 months for (i) heart operations, (ii) cancer treatment and (iii) hip replacements in 2001–2. 
§ Ms Blears
The information for the number of patients who waited for heart operations, cancer treatment and hip replacements in 2001–02 is shown in the table. It shows the cumulative figures on hip replacement operations or heart operations and procedures and primary diagnosis of cancer (neoplasms), count of finished in year admission episodes, admissions from waiting list and booked cases by waiting time group in National Health Service hospitals, Buckinghamshire Health Authority 2001–02.334W
Waiting time group Heart
More than three months 1 369 343 More than six months 0 290 258 More than nine months 0 201 175 More than 12 months 0 140 120 More than 15 months 0 66 57 More than 18 months 0 27 21 More than 24 months 0 9 8 1 Due to reasons of confidentiality, figures below five have been suppressed.
HES data include suspended patient waits.
Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Department of Health.
§ Mr. Soames
To ask the Secretary of State for Health 'what percentage of patients waited over four hours in accident and emergency departments in each West Sussex hospital in each of the last four years. 
§ Ms Blears
[holding answer 7 April 2003]Information on the total time spent in accident and emergency (A&E) AS not collected for individual A&E departments. Information on the total time spent in A&E for each national health service trust has been collected and published since July 2002 on the Department of Health website at http://www.doh.gov.uk/hospitalactivity.