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Brook Hospital, Woolwich

Volume 973: debated on Wednesday 14 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when the proposal for 25 additional surgical beds at the Brook hospital, Woolwich, was first approved by the Greenwich and Bexley area health authority; when it was first submitted to the South-East Thames regional health authority; and when the extra beds are expected to be in use.

The cost of extracting the data requested is not considered to be justified.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will set out the most recent estimated running costs and the cost per in-patient day for each of the hospitals in the Greenwich and Bexley area.

In 1977–78, the latest year for which figures are available, the total revenue expenditure and the cost per in-patient day at each hospital were as follows:authority at the last available date, a year ago and two years ago; and, of these, how many were clerical and administrative staff.

The information requested is as follows:area health authority and the hon. Member may like to contact the authority direct.