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Amenity And Pay Bed Accommodation

Volume 640: debated on Tuesday 9 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Health if he will state the average occupancy of Section 4 and Section 5 beds in each region at the latest date for which figures are available, distin- guishing between occupancy by paying and by non-paying patients.

AVERAGE DAILY BED OCCUPANCY—YEAR ENDED 31ST DECEMBER, 1960
RegionSection 4Section 5
No. of beds designatedPaying PatientsNon-Paying PatientsTotalNo. of beds designatedPaying PatientsNon-Paying PatientsTotal
Newcastle21245·67110·56156·2325973·0687·40160·46
Leeds449243·5968·15311·74332166·6050·56217·16
Sheffield476202·10230·42432·52353151·3563·56214·91
East Anglia10724·4044·7169·1115068·9728·3297·29
North West Metropolitan316142·16127·21269·37256153·5642·59196·15
North East Metropolitan16863·4462·66126·1020778·8260·54139·36
South East Metropolitan33993·94164·11258·05332138·6671·28209·94
South West Metropolitan903549·04158·04707·08306150·4451·65202·09
Oxford15237·5356·9694·4920697·1627·30124·46
South Western398144·77160·56305·33333121·6959·65181·34
Welsh10418·9144·8563·769931·0223·0154·03
Birmingham465101·47200·17301·64513188·83122·45311·28
Manchester355144·39110·62255·01403217·9433·77251·71
Liverpool14649·9852·40102·3819165·9945·93111·92
Wessex290101·85124·30226·1520193·7544·26138·01
Provincial Teaching Hospital:
Newcastle24Nil22·3522·355015·6431·1546·79
Leeds2512·706·5719·277460·801·4262·22
Sheffield291·0822·4923·574929·335·7235·05
Cambridge1411·371·5512·922314·252·3616·61
Oxford75·081·026·103719·551·1420·69
BristolNilNilNilNil204·3712·0216·39
CardiffNilNilNilNilNilNilNilNil
Birmingham80·536·146·6712273·3326·0599·38
Manchester642·6149·2051·8110466·6312·0778·70
Liverpool4226·663·1429·808431·9411·6743·61
Total Provincial Teaching Hospitals21360·03112·46172·49563315·84 103·60419·44
London Teaching Hospitals:
Undergraduate15949·9680·58130·54690525·5627·90553·46
Post-graduate7316·9732·1249·09234147·9533·32181·27
Total London Teaching Hospitals23266·93112·70179·63924673·5161·22734·73