§ Baroness Faithfull
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will bring up to date the parliamentary answer showing NHS in-patients and out-patients and in-patient waiting lists (Official Report, 3rd June 1980, cols. 1411–1412) by giving the comparable figures for 1979 and 1980.
§ Lord Elton
The figures for 1979 and 1980 for Great Britain are:
Years Ending In-Patient Discharges and Deaths (thousands) New Out-Patient (excluding Accident and Emergency cases) (thousands) New Accident and Emergency Out-Patients (thousands) No. on In-Patient Waiting List (all specialties) on 31st December (thousands) 31st December, 1979 6,469 9,158 10,679 785 31st December, 1980 6,807 9,437 10,708 745