Waiting Lists/Times

Health written question – answered on 9th February 2005.

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Photo of Ms Sue Doughty Ms Sue Doughty Shadow Minister (the Environment), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients (a) in total and (b) per 1,000 of population are on in-patient waiting lists in (i) the Guildford and Waverley primary care trust area, (ii) the Surrey and Sussex strategic health authority area and (iii) England.

Photo of John Hutton John Hutton Minister of State, Department of Health, Minister of State (Department of Health) (Health)

The information requested is shown in the table.

In-patient waiting list per 1000 population, November 2004
Organisation In-patient

waiting list

List per

1,000 population

Guilford and Waverley

primary care trust

3,523 15.12
Surrey and Sussex strategic

health authority

42,535 16.83
England 832,472 16.87

Notes:

1. Commissioner based monthly waiting time return.

2. Population figures are based on general practitioner lists in April 2003 and have been constrained to the Office for National Statistics 2001 census based mid-year 2002 population estimates.

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