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Northern Ireland written question – answered am ar 23 Chwefror 2005.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr John Hume Mr John Hume Social Democratic and Labour Party, Foyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people normally resident in Northern Ireland have been assessed and accepted for (a) heart, (b) lung and (c) heart and lung transplant waiting lists in each of the last three years; how many have received transplants; and how many have died whilst waiting for transplantation.

Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

Information on the number of people normally resident in Northern Ireland who have been assessed and accepted for heart, lung and heart and lung transplant waiting lists and the number of people who have died whilst waiting for heart, lung and heart and lung transplantation in each of the last three years is not available.

Information on the number of people normally resident in Northern Ireland who have received heart, lung and heart and lung transplants in each of the last three years is provided in the following table:

Number who received transplants
1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002 1 January 2003 to 31 December 2003 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2004
(a)Heart transplants 4 2 8
(b)Lung transplants 3 3 1
(c)Combined heart

and lung transplants

1 2

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