§ Earl Howe asked Her Majesty's Government
How many National Health Service patients were awaiting (a) cardiac surgery, and (b) angiograms on the latest date for which figures are available. [HL2698]
§ Baroness Andrews
At the end of December 2002, a total of 6,028 patients were waiting for elective admission for heart surgery in England.
Data regarding patients waiting for angiograms is not currently held centrally.18WA
Which organisations in the field of reproductive health they fund, how much they gave in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and whether they will indicate whether each takes (a) a pro-life position, or (b) a pro-abortion position on abortion-related issues. [HL2638]
Baroness Andrews: Department of Health funding for organisations active in the field of reproductive health is set out in the following table. Brook, the Family Planning Association and Education for Choice take a pro-choice position on abortion. The department is not aware of Fertility UK's position.