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Hospital Closures

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1980

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63.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many hospitals have been closed in England and Wales during the past 12 months; and how many beds were involved.

During the period 1 January 1979 to 31 December 1979 area

Men aged 65 and overWomen aged 60 and over
Mid-year estimateNumber (in thousands)Percentage of total populationNumber (in thousands)Percentage of total population
19552,3064·54,8789·6
19783,1695·76,48111·6