Mr. Alan Williams
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when his Department first received a request that Morriston hospital should be made a sub-regional centre. for prenatal services; what progress has been made in considering the proposal; when he expects to make a decision; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Grist
[holding answer 12 April 1988]: The response of West Glamorgan health authority to consultation on the recommendations of the perinatal mortality initiative report relating to the establishment of a regional perinatal intensive care service were received in May 1987. Together with the responses of other health authorities in Wales it has been the subject of detailed study and an announcement of the Welsh Office proposals, in the light of consultation, will be made as soon as possible.