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Sanatoria

Volume 65: debated on Thursday 30 July 1914

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asked the President of the Local Government Board if he will state the names and locations of the twenty-two sanatoria the work on which has been completed, and state in the case of any which are not new buildings what they were used for before the National Insurance Act; and how many additional beds have been made available in each of them by means of the money Grants out of the £1,500,000 provided for by the Finance Act, 1912?

The particulars desired by the hon. Member will be found in the following statement. In addition to the cases mentioned, several others are due for completion within the next few weeks, namely, the Walton Sanatorium, Chesterfield, the Lincoln Hospital Phthisis Pavilion, the Heath Charnock Sanatorium, Chorley, and the new pavilions at the Newtown Isolation Hospital, Worcester. Beds also have been provided and are in use at the Holywood Hall Sanatorium, Durham (twenty-six beds), the Mowsley Sanatorium, Leicester (thirty beds), and at the Hawkmoor Sanatorium, Devon (forty beds), but the main buildings at these sanatoria have not yet been erected.

STATEMENT—(cont.).
Authority.Sanatorium.Total Beds Available.Remarks.
Bolton Town CouncilBorough Hospital, Bolton24New pavilion erected.
Burton-on-Trent Town CouncilIsolation Hospital, Burton-on-Trent22Extension of the hospital completed.
Derby Town CouncilBorough Sanatorium, Derby5628 additional beds have been provided.
Devon County CouncilIvy Bank, Exeter20Property purchased by the Council. The premises are used as a dispensary, and in addition two pavilions have been erected providing hospital accommodation for 20 patients
Durham County CouncilHebburn Hospital16This building, formerly a small-pox hospital, has been leased to the County Council for 20 years. Alterations and additions have been carried out, and further extensions are under consideration.
Eastbourne Town CouncilTuberculosis Hospital, Eastbourne24A site was purchased and buildings have been erected.
Essex County CouncilChingford Isolation Hospital14New pavilion erected.
Essex County CouncilRomford Isolation Hospital8New pavilion erected.
Halifax Town CouncilGreen Lane Hall, Shelf.42The Green Lane Hall Estate was purchased, and new buildings have been erected.
Liverpool Invalid Children's AssociationLeasowe, Cheshire104It is proposed to provide 192 beds ultimately in this Institution, part of which has recently been built.
London County Council and Metropolitan Asylums BoardDownsSanatorium, Sutton350Previously used by the Metropolitan Asylums Board for the treatment of children suffering from ringworm and for convalescent children. The necessary structural alterations to adapt it for the treatment of tuberculosis have been carried out.
Manchester Town CouncilAbergele Sanatorium46Purchased from the Guardians of the Poor of the Township of South Manchester.
Middlesex County CouncilOld Cottage Hospital, Hounslow17Premises purchased and alterations made. The premises are also used for dispensary purposes.
St. Helens Town CouncilEccleston Hall58The Eccleston Hall Estate was purchased. New buildings have been erected and the existing buildings adapted for the purpose of the treatment of tuberculosis.
Somerset County CouncilShepton Mallet Sanatorium20A pavilion and shelters have been erected.
Stoke-on-Trent Town CouncilStanfield Hospital54This hospital, formerly used for the treatment of infectious disease, has been appropriated for cases of tuberculosis, and 54 beds are now available for this purpose.
Wigan Town CouncilPemberton Sanatorium, Wigan21This hospital was formerly used for the treatment of infectious disease. Additional buildings providing accommodation for 10 patients have been erected.
York Town CouncilIsolation Hospital, Yearsley Bridge, York22New open-air wards have been erected.