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Tomography: Waiting Lists

Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people in each health trust in the Province are waiting for an MRI scan; what the average waiting time is for an MRI scan in each health trust; and what the longest waiting time has been over the last five years for an MRI scan in each health trust. [130703]

Paul Goggins: Information is given in the following table.


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Trust Total number of patients waiting for an MRI scan at 23 March 2007 Average waiting time for an MRI scan in days at 23 March 2007 Longest wait for an MRI scan in days during the last five years

Altnagelvin

563

98

(1)252

Belfast City Hospital

993

99

(2)193

Craigavon

178

126

n/a

Greenpark

1,106

60

300

Royal

558

60

(3)180

Ulster

292

60

224

United

225

31

84

n/a = Figure not available. 1 Figures for Altnagelvin are not available; prior to June 2004, therefore this figure relates to the period between June 2004 and March 2007. 2 Figures for Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust are not available prior to the 2006-07 year, therefore the longest wait figure is at 23 March 2007. 3 The longest wait figure for the Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trusts relates to the position at 23 March 2007. Source: HPSS Trusts

Data produced from the Department’s performance management system indicate that as at the end of March 2007, there were no patients waiting more than 26 weeks for any Imaging Service in HPSS Trusts in Northern Ireland.

Translation Services

Lady Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland pursuant to the answer of 15 March 2007, Official Report, column 564W, on translation services, which languages were involved; how much was spent on translation costs for each language in each year; what the nature was of the services provided; and what the reasons were for the percentage year-on-year change in translation costs. [129639]

Maria Eagle: Detailed breakdowns of translation costs for each Northern Ireland Government Department, its associated agencies and non-departmental public bodies for each of the last four years are provided in the following tables.

Breakdown of translations 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06
£
2002-03
Department Total 2002-03 Irish Ulster - Scots Ethnic( 1) Sign Other( 2)

DHSSPS

95,620.11

89,152.86

0.00

6,467.25

0.00

0.00

NIO

123,150.11

679.36

413.00

121,790.75

85.00

182.00

DE

98,993.67

35,521.79

0.00

58,497.63

599.70

4,374.55

DETI

987.68

176.02

0.00

811.66

0.00

0.00

DEL

4,726.86

655.00

0.00

719.90

3,351.96

0.00

OFMDFM

43,176.87

26,208.99

7,415.50

2,522.00

1,528.00

5,502.38

DOE

296.50

154.50

0.00

0.00

142.00

0.00

DSD

18,183.86

57.50

0.00

16,836.02

1,290.34

0.00

DFP

177.17

177.17

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

DCAL

39,718.86

38,061.61

149.85

495.00

1,012.40

0.00

DARD

981.49

310.89

0.00

670.60

0.00

0.00

DRD

(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)

(3)

Total

426,013.18

191,155.69

7,978.35

208,810.81

8,009.40

10,058.93


2003-04
£
Department Total 2003-04 Irish Ulster - Scots Ethnic( 1) Sign Other( 2)

NIO

115,001.83

687.38

0.00

111,583.79

2,730.66

0.00

DE

119,929.38

22,963.22

69.95

96,780.01

104.20

12.00

DARD

1,305.36

76.59

0.00

1,175.78

0.00

52.99

DEL

11,039.00

0.00

1,028.00

9,028.70

104.20

878.10

DETI

3,697.68

2,075.93

0.00

523.93

120.11

977.71

DFP

1,898.45

1,060.13

0.00

838.32

0.00

0.00

DHSSPS

31,466.55

29,305.80

0.00

2,160.75

0.00

0.00

DOE

74.95

74.95

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

DRD

539.04

195.00

134.04

210.00

0.00

0.00

DSD

53,913.74

482.50

0.00

52,556.86

874.38

0.00

OFMDFM

22,505.61

4,764.15

354.00

1,375.51

15,734.65

277.30

DCAL

53,652.58

51,593.12

444.50

1,350.00

264.96

0.00

Total

415,024.17

113,278.77

2,030.49

277,583.65

19,933.16

2,198.10


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2004-05
£
Department Total 2004-05 Irish Ulster - Scots Ethnic( 1) Sign Other( 2)

NIO

257,878.70

2,058.69

558.06

158,670.32

4,161.52

92,430.11

DE

37,416.37

24,554.49

0.00

9,800.30

3,061.58

0.00

DARD

1,370.98

311.90

0.00

1,059.08

0.00

0.00

DEL

12,557.82

0.00

0.00

50.00

2,654.63

9,853.19

DETI

3,603.36

309.97

45.50

1,740.01

1,507.88

0.00

DFP

1,958.86

625.06

295.54

715.11

102.34

220.81

DHSSPS

13,515.01

9,592.76

0.00

152.75

0.00

3,769.50

DOE

724.02

109.02

225.00

390.00

0.00

0.00

DRD

3,798.99

338.24

0.00

0.00

3,108.24

352.51

DSD

112,612.59

251.39

0.00

98,092.67

3,154.70

11,113.83

OFMDFM

1,695.36

494.36

0.00

1,195.00

0.00

6.00

DCAL

37,403.23

28,575.59

568.71

5,425.00

2,833.93

0.00

Total

484,535.29

67,221.47

1,692.81

277,290.24

20,584.82

117,745.95


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