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Geriatric And Psychogeriatric Hospitals(Greater Manchester)

Volume 960: debated on Friday 15 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons were awaiting admission to geriatric and psychogeriatric hospitals, at the most recent date for which figures are available, in the county districts of Greater Manchester county ; and if he will make a statement.

Following is the information:

Area Health AuthorityNumbers waiting
Bolton42
Bury
Manchester78
Oldham2
Rochdale
Salford (31.10.78)62
Stockport (30.9.78)88
Tameside (30.9.78)48
Trafford29
Wigan (31.10.78)17
Total Greater Manchester366
NOTES.
1. All figures show the position on 30th November 1978 unless stated otherwise.
2. Waiting list figures for the elderly severely mentally infirm are not kept separately and the above figures should be taken to include them.