Wales

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27 April 1987.

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Photo of Mr Mark Robinson Mr Mark Robinson , Newport West 12:00, 27 April 1987

It is because of that shortfall that the Government have increased the number of open heart operations being carried out in the Principality. At the moment we have a target of about 600 a year, but we intend to increase that number to about 1,100. As a result, a paediatric cardiac unit is to be built at the University hospital of Wales, in Cardiff, as the first phase of a substantial development of the regional cardiac service.