asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report a list of the teaching hospitals in Greater London and the number of beds in each, together with the total number of beds available in the same area within the National Health Service.
The information requested is given in the tables below:
|A. GENERAL TEACHING HOSPITALS|
|The London (Whitechapel)||675|
|St. George's (Hyde Park Corner and Tooting)||551|
|St. Mary's, W2||414|
|B. AREA HEALTH AUTHORITIES (TEACHING)|
|Total number of beds in the hospitals managed by the Area Health Authorities (Teaching) in Greater London||32,253|
|C. SPECIALIST POSTGRADUATE TEACHING HOSPITALS|
|Hospitals for Sick Children||546|
|National Hospital for Nervous Diseases||348|
|Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital||128|
|Moorfields Eye Hospitals||129|
|The Bethlem Royal and the Maudsley||481|
|St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin||54|
|The National Heart and Chest Hospitals||616|
|The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospitals||326|
|St. Peter's Hospitals||124|
|The Royal Marsden Hospital||358|
|Queen Charlotte's Hospital||284|
|The Eastman Dental Hospital||Nil|
1. The information given is the average number of beds available during 1978.
2. The bed totals shown in A, B and C are for all specialties, both acute and non acute.
3. Many hospitals are involved in undergraduate teaching. Only the figures for the main hospital for each medical school have been quoted in A above.
4. The total bed figure for the Area Health Authorities (Teaching) does not include the beds available in the specialist postgraduate teaching hospitals.
5. The figures quoted in C are the total bed numbers of all the hospitals managed by each of the twelve Boards of Governors.