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Dáil Éireann díospóireacht -
Thursday, 10 Feb 2000

Vol. 514 No. 2

Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

Alan Shatter

Ceist:

87 Mr. Shatter asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of persons in each hospital and in respect of each speciality awaiting in-patient hospital treatment at 31 December 1999; the persons on the in-patient hospital waiting lists; and the total numbers nationally awaiting treatment in respect of each speciality. [3789/00]

The information requested by the Deputy is currently being collated and will be available shortly. Hospital in-patient waiting list figures as at 30 September 1999 are set as follows.

Public In-Patient Waiting List at end: September 1999
Eastern Health Board
Beaumont Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiac Surgery

Adults (CABG)

144

Cardiology

150

Dental

118

Dermatology

1

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

573

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

51

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

48

Endocrine

18

Gastro-enterology

36

Gynaecology

All procedures

50

Medicine

11

Nephrology

52

Neurology

48

Neurosurgery

422

Oncology

2

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

112

Pain

36

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

56

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

1

Psychiatry

1

Respiratory

16

Rheumatology

10

Surgery

All procedures

233

Urology

All procedures

227

Vascular

Other procedures

246

Vascular

Varicose veins

40

Sub-Total

Beaumont Hospital

2,722

Coombe Women's Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

107

Sub-Total

Coombe Women's Hospital

107

James Connolly Memorial Hospital (Blanchardstown)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Endocrine

1

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

9

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

104

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

14

Surgery

All procedures

117

Urology

All procedures

20

Sub-Total

James Connolly Memorial Hospital (Blanchardstown)

265

Mater Misericordiae Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiac Surgery

Adults (CABG)

507

Cardiac Surgery

Adults (other surgery)

146

Cardiology

608

Dermatology

36

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

407

Endocrine

67

Gastro-enterology

67

Gynaecology

All procedures

111

Infectious Diseases

1

Maxillo-Facial

40

Medicine

3

Nephrology

8

Neurology

18

Oncology

2

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

584

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

278

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

123

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

1

Pain

6

Plastic Surgery

Adults (cosmetic)

148

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

339

Respiratory

39

Rheumatology

39

Surgery

All procedures

74

Urology

All procedures

92

Vascular

Other procedures

25

Vascular

Varicose veins

59

Sub-Total

Mater Misericordiae Hospital

3,828

Naas General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Vascular

Varicose veins

76

Sub-Total

Naas General Hospital

76

Our Lady's Hospital, (Crumlin)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiac Surgery

Children (all procedures)

76

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

75

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

36

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

173

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

65

Sub-Total

Our Lady's Hospital, (Crumlin)

425

Rotunda Hospital, Dublin

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

225

Sub-Total

Rotunda Hospital, (Dublin)

225

Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (Dublin)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

142

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

6

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

5

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

46

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

285

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

251

Opthalmology

Children (all procedures)

56

Sub-Total

Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (Dublin)

791

St. Mary's Hospital, Cappagh

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Orthopaedics

Other joint replacements

667

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

246

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

193

Sub-Total

St. Mary's Hospital, Cappagh

1,106

St. Michael's Hospital (Dunlaoire)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

69

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

12

Medicine

10

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

42

Surgery

All procedures

34

Urology

All procedures

15

Sub-Total

St. Michael's Hospital (Dunlaoire)

182

St. Vincent's Hospital (Elm Park)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiology

120

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

720

Endocrine

8

Gastro-enterology

99

Gerontology

1

Gynaecology

All procedures

196

Haematology

3

Nephrology

5

Neurology

28

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

116

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

3

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

73

Pain

391

Plastic Surgery

Adult (cosmetic)

16

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

199

Psychiatry

20

Respiratory

56

Rheumatology

5

Surgery

All procedures

405

Thoracic

64

Urology

All procedures

172

Vascular

Other procedures

76

Vascular

Varicose veins

375

Sub-Total

St. Vincent's Hospital (Elm Park)

3,151

St. James's Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiac Surgery

Adults (other surgery)

362

Cardiology

15

Dermatology

2

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

129

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

3

Gastro-enterology

1

Gynaecology

All procedures

15

Maxillo-Facial

122

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

22

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

191

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

7

Surgery

All procedures

83

Urology

All procedures

88

Vascular

Other procedures

74

Vascular

Varicose veins

478

Sub-Total

St. James's Hospital

1,592

Tallaght Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiology

76

E.N.T..

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

227

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

97

Endocrine

19

Gastro-enterology

7

Gynaecology

All procedures

26

Medicine

10

Nephrology

8

Neurology

7

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

474

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

212

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

141

Rheumatology

2

Surgery

All procedures

143

Urology

All procedures

219

Vascular

Other procedures

9

Sub-Total

Tallaght Hospital

1,677

Temple Street Children's Hospital (Dublin)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

150

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

516

Opthalmology

Children (all procedures)

96

Orthpoedics

Other elective procedures

40

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

316

Surgery

All procedures

135

Urology

All procedures

8

Sub-Total

Temple Street Children's Hospital (Dublin)

1,261

Health Board Total

Eastern Health Board

17,408

Mid-Western Health Board
Regional Hospital, (Dooradoyle) Limerick

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiology

8

Dental

106

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

120

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils-adenoids)

74

Gynaecology

All procedures

364

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

515

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

28

Opthalmology

Children (all procedures)

59

Surgery

All procedures

110

Vascular

Varicose veins

35

Sub-Total

Regional Hospital, (Dooradoyle) Limerick

1,419

Regional Orthopaedic Hospital (Croom)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

196

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

61

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

31

Sub-Total

Regional Orthopaedic Hospital (Croom)

288

St. John's Hospital (Limerick)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

29

Medicine

9

Surgery

All procedures

72

Sub-Total

St. John's Hospital (Limerick)

110

Health Board Total

Mid-Western Health Board

1,817

Midland Health Board
Longford/Westmeath General Hospital (Mullingar)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

254

Sub-Total

Longford/Westmeath General Hospital (Mullingar)

254

Portlaoise General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Surgery

All procedures

110

Sub-Total

Portlaoise General Hospital

110

Tullamore General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

666

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

40

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

90

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

280

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

423

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

138

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

16

Surgery

All procedures

32

Vascular

Varicose veins

59

Sub-Total

Tullamore General Hospital

1,744

Health Board Total

Midland Health Board

2,108

North-Eastern Health Board
Cavan General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

71

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

42

Surgery

All procedures

54

Vascular

Varicose veins

139

Sub-Total

Cavan General Hospital

306

Louth County Hospital, Dundalk

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

2

Sub-Total

Louth County Hospital, Dundalk

2

Monaghan General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Surgery

All procedures

170

Vascular

Varicose veins

5

Sub-Total

Monaghan General Hospital

175

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital (NEHB)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

100

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

21

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

20

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

41

Gynaecology

All procedures

163

Medicine

190

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

87

Surgery

All procedures

159

Urology

All procedures

141

Sub-Total

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital (NEHB)

922

Our Lady's General Hospital, Navan

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

476

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

177

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

50

Sub-Total

Our Lady's General Hospital, Navan

703

Health Board Total

North-Eastern Health Board

2,108

North-Western Health Board
Letterkenny General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

101

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

103

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

33

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

15

Surgery

All procedures

230

Urology

All procedures

97

Vascular

Varicose veins

107

Sub-Total

Letterkenny General Hospital

686

Sligo Regional Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

565

Gynaecology

All procedures

26

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

226

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

14

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

84

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

22

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

17

Surgery

All procedures

105

Vascular

Varicose veins

20

Sub-Total

Sligo Regional Hospital

1,079

Health Board Total

North-Western Health Board

1,765

South-Eastern Health Board
Orthopaedic Hospital, Kilcreene

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

413

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

107

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

65

Sub-Total

Orthopaedic Hospital, Kilcreene

585

St. Joseph's Hospital, Clonmel

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Gynaecology

All procedures

183

Sub-Total

St. Joseph's Hospital, Clonmel

183

St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Dental

42

Gynaecology

All procedures

96

Surgery

All procedures

120

Vascular

Varicose veins

107

Sub-Total

St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny

365

Waterford Regional Hospital, Ardkeen

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Dental

119

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

93

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

9

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

62

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

58

Gynaecology

All procedures

138

Medicine

7

Nephrology

7

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

241

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

2

Opthalmology

Children (all procedures)

28

Rheumatology

5

Surgery

All procedures

80

Sub-Total

Waterford Regional Hospital, Ardkeen

849

Wexford General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Dental

161

Gynaecology

All procedures

66

Surgery

All procedures

36

Vascular

Varicose veins

39

Sub-Total

Wexford General Hospital

302

Health Board Total

South-Eastern Health Board

2,284

Southern Health Board
Cork University Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiac Surgery

Adults (CABG)

35

Cardiology

41

Gynaecology

All procedures

12

Neurosurgery

24

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

295

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

147

Opthalmology

Children (all procedures)

46

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

148

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

60

Rheumatology

1

Urology

All procedures

140

Sub-Total

Cork University Hospital

949

Mercy Hospital, Cork

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Surgery

All procedures

40

Vascular

Varicose veins

455

Sub-Total

Mercy Hospital, Cork

495

South Infirmary/Victoria Hospital Ltd.

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiology

6

Dermatology

5

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

399

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

12

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

49

Endocrine

5

Gynaecology

All procedures

147

Rheumatology

2

Surgery

All procedures

99

Sub-Total

South Infirmary/Victoria Hospital Ltd.

724

St. Mary's Hospital, Gurranebraher

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

358

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

123

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

100

Sub-Total

St. Mary's Hospital, Gurranebraher

581

Tralee General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

113

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

4

E.N.T.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

2

Gynaecology

All procedures

77

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

54

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

15

Surgery

All procedures

143

Sub-Total

Tralee General Hospital

408

Health Board Total

Southern Health Board

3,157

Western Health Board
Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Surgery

All procedures

83

Sub-Total

Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar

83

Merlin Park Regional Hospital, Galway

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Orthopaedics

Other elective procedures

191

Orthopaedics

Total hip replacements

93

Orthopaedics

Total knee replacements

35

Sub-Total

Merlin Park Regional Hospital, Galway

319

Portiuncula Hospital, (Ballinasloe)

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Dental

8

Pain

7

Surgery

All procedures

3

Sub-Total

Portiuncula Hospital, (Ballinasloe)

18

Roscommon General Hospital

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Surgery

All procedures

69

Sub-Total

Roscommon General Hospital

69

University College, Hospital, Galway

Specialty Name

Procedure Type

Public Waiting List

Cardiology

4

E.N.T.

Adults (all E.N.T. procedures)

522

E.N.T.

Children (grommets)

29

E.N.T.

Children (other procedures)

29

E.NT.

Children (tonsils/adenoids)

97

Opthalmology

Adults (cataracts)

706

Opthalmology

Adults (other procedures)

174

Opthalmology

Children (all procedures)

25

Plastic Surgery

Adults (functional)

473

Plastic Surgery

Children (all procedures)

100

Surgery

All procedures

77

Urology

All procedures

14

Vascular

Varicose veins

169

Sub-Total

University College Hospital, Galway

2,419

Health Board Total

Western Health Board

2,908

National Total

33,555

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