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Geriatric Beds (Mansfield)

Volume 972: debated on Monday 29 October 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many geriatric beds are now available in the Mansfield area covered by the central Nottinghamshire community health council; and how many beds would be required to cater for the patients requiring such accommodation.

In the year ended 31 December 1978 there were, on average, 252 geriatric hospital beds available in the Mansfield/Ashfield part of the central Nottinghamshire health district. On average, 198 of those beds were occupied—a rate of 78·5 per cent.