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Psychiatric Patients, Lisburn

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 1 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many

Ards Psychoneurosis UnitNewtownards512
Craigavon Psychoneurosis UnitCraigavon11188
Downshire Psychoneurosis UnitDownpatrick443923
Holywell Psychoneurosis UnitAntrim212206179
Whiteabbey Psychoneurosis UnitWhiteabbey11
Gransha Psychoneurosis UnitLondonderry1
Purdysburn Psychoneurosis UnitBelfast456051
St. Luke's Psychoneurosis UnitArmagh251
Tyrone and Fermanagh Psychoneurosis UnitOmagh111
Windsor House Psychoneurosis UnitBelfast242818
Shaftsbury Square Hospital for AlcoholicsBelfast14119
A review of hospital services, including psychiatric services, is now under way in the Eastern health and social services board area. Until this, and a current review of the catchment areas of psychiatric hospitals in Northern Ireland, is completed, no decision can be taken on the

each year for the same period; and what was the amount and type of Government grants paid out in each year to promote new jobs and to prevent wastage.

The information is as follows:psychiatric patients from the Lisburn district were admitted to psychiatric hospitals each year for the past five years; what was the name and location of each hospital; and if he will take steps to provide a local psychiatric unit at the Lagan Valley hospital.

The information requested could be obtained for 1974 and 1975 only at disproportionate cost. However, in 1976, 1977, 1978 the number of admissions and readmissions to psychiatric hospitals of patients living in the Lisburn health and social services district was as follows:need for a local psychiatric unit at the Lagan Valley hospital.