National Health Service

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st October 1983.

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Photo of Mr Ted Rowlands Mr Ted Rowlands , Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 12:00 am, 31st October 1983

The Under-Secretary of State's description of the Health Service in Wales does not accord with practical experience. Will the Minister give the waiting list figures for geriatric beds? Is he aware of the perinatal infant fatality rates in many of our communities? Instead of producing these complacent answers, why does not the Minister recognise that a major crisis in the Health Service faces many of our communities?