§ Ms. Harman
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list(a) for each of the past three years and (b) for each health district (i) the number of scheduled sessions held in operating theatres, (ii) the number of scheduled sessions that were cancelled, (iii) the number of cases operated on in scheduled sessions and (iv) the total number of cases operated on.
§ Mr. Dorrell
The information requested has been collected since the financial year 1987–88 and copies of the summary booklet "NHS Operating Theatres Availability and Use" for 1987–88 and 1988–89 have been placed in the Library. The 1989–90 data are due to be published shortly and a copy will be placed in the Library as soon as possible.