§ Ms Jowell
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the average length of in patient stay for patients who receive(a) hysterectomy, (b) gall bladder removal, (c) hernia repair, (d) kidney transplant and (e) angioplasty in hospitals in (i) Birmingham, (ii) Leeds, (iii) London, (iv) Manchester, (v) Newcastle and (vi) Bristol.
§ Mr. Sackville
This information is not available centrally. The available information by regional health authority is shown in the table.
with North Tyneside DHA have been received by the Department. Decisions on these proposals, which will include a timetable, will be made in due course.