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Nursing Homes

Volume 114: debated on Monday 6 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give for each district health authority in England the total number of beds in institutions registered under the Nursing Homes Act 1984 for 1984 and 1985; and what percentage change this represents.

The information requested is given in the table.

Total number of beds in institutions registered under section 23 of the Registered Homes Act 19841
Region and District Health AuthoritiesTotal bedsPercentage change
19841985
Northern Regional Health Authority
Hartlepool1245275·0
North Tees364422·2
South Tees9912324·2
East Cumbria10298-3·9
South Cumbria15117213·9
West Cumbria30300·0
Darlington26432222·0
Durham3935-10·3
North West Durham00
South West Durham020
Northumberland7068-2·9
Gateshead40400·0
Newcastle7911849·4
North Tyneside00
South Tyneside00
Sunderland00
RHA Total9221,11520·9
Yorkshire Regional Health Authority
Hull9112941·8
East Yorkshire537541·5
Grimsby336081·8
Scunthorpe67727·5
Northallerton12516128·8
York32843833·5
Region and District Health AuthoritiesTotal bedsPercentage change
19841985
Scarborough17630673·9
Harrogate65580723·2
Bradford19625228·6
Airedale30246253·0
Calderdale16827261·9
Huddersfield366991·7
Dewsbury232821·7
Leeds Western1862028·6
Leeds Eastern3753914·3
Wakefield025
Pontefract00
RHA Total2,8143,74933·2
Trent Regional Health Authority
North Derbyshire1091100·9
Southern Derbyshire27137438·0
Leicestershire50759918·1
North Lincolnshire47264236·0
South Lincolnshire11215841·1
Bassetlaw023
Central Nottinghamshire8816688·6
Nottingham63685734·7
Barnsley00
Doncaster10214441·2
Rotherham35388·6
Sheffield26432623·5
RHA Total2,5963,43732·4
East Anglian Regional Health Authority
Cambridge15023456·0
Peterborough558554·5
West Suffolk1601748·8
East Suffolk16220325·3
Norwich33239218·1
Great Yarmouth and Waveney49490·0
West Norfolk and Wisbech8011543·8
Huntingdon335463·6
RHA Total1,0211,30627·9
North West Thames Regional Health Authority
North Bedfordshire12917737·2
South Bedfordshire22220·0
North Hertfordshire16118816·8
East Hertfordshire1741740·0
North West Hertfordshire9713135·1
South West Hertfordshire1531530·0
Barnet3573611·1
Harrow1221220·0
Hillingdon1321352·3
Hounslow and Spelthorne1361360·0
Ealing2882921·4
Brent66660·0
Paddington and North Kensington4542-6·7
Riverside26537139·2
RHA Total2,5352,7127·0
Region and District Health AuthoritiesTotal bedsPercentage change
19841985
North East Thames Regional Health Authority
Basildon and Thurrock00
Mid Essex1691827·7
North East Essex24332533·7
West Essex1521637·2
Southend26332222·4
Barking, Havering and Brentwood2132150·9
Hampstead2412410·0
Bloomsbury1,2711,175-7·6
Islington030
City and Hackney112108-3·6
Newham00
Tower Hamlets014
Enfield161157-2·5
Haringey195185-5·1
Redbridge10712012·1
Waltham Forest00
RHA Total3,1273,2373·5
South East Thames Regional Health Authority
Brighton1,2331,3529·7
Eastbourne1,0651,1346·5
Hastings9519651·5
South East Kent38645417·6
Canterbury and Thanet50158316·4
Dartford and Gravesham507652·0
Maidstone2532561·2
Medway65650·0
Tunbridge Wells6817398·5
Bexley5710075·4
Greenwich40400·0
Bromley4915012·0
West Lambeth476436·2
Camberwell19190·0
Lewisham and North Southwark21025019·0
RHA Total6,0496,5989·1
South West Thames Regional Health Authority
North West Surrey26431218·2
West Surrey and North East Hampshire18234287·9
South West Surrey6977172·9
Mid Surrey23439970·5
East Surrey43450416·1
Chichester52459112·8
Mid Downs49959419·0
Worthing89099511·8
Croydon46756120·1
Kingston and Esher14518729·0
Richmond, Twickenham and Roehampton4274587·3
Wandsworth0302
Merton and Sutton5305615·8
RHA Total5,2936,52323·2
Wessex Regional Health Authority
East Dorset1,2581,58425·9
West Dorset15818114·6
Region and District Health AuthoritiesTotal bedsPercentage change
19841985
Portsmouth and South East Hampshire57565213·4
Southampton and South West Hampshire4274444·0
Winchester24831928·6
Basingstoke and North Hampshire1151204·3
Salisbury2532665·1
Swindon1201243·3
Bath46050610·0
Isle of Wight1581622·5
RHA Total3,7724,35815·5
Oxford Regional Health Authority
East Berkshire48658720·8
West Berkshire17730471·8
Aylesbury Vale11617147·4
Wycombe304299-1·6
Milton Keynes9411421·3
Kettering012
Northampton694642-7·5
Oxfordshire44358933·0
RHA Total2,3142,71817·5
South Western Regional Health Authority
Bristol and Weston7691,04335·6
Frenchay1171170·0
Southmead29946053·8
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly59268014·9
Exeter50959116·1
North Devon25928610·4
Plymouth52277748·9
Torbay57765914·2
Cheltenham29333614·7
Gloucester21530943·7
Somerset27541651·3
RHA Total4,4275,67428·2
West Midlands Regional Health Authority
Bromsgrove and Redditch708622·9
Herefordshire13216122·0
Kidderminster and District11213016·1
Worcester and District49863828·1
Shropshire9313444·1
Mid Staffordshire20829441·3
North Staffordshire12614515·1
South East Staffordshire8114477·8
Rugby182855·6
North Warwickshire8211337·8
South Warwickshire4624722·2
Central Birmingham287270-5·9
East Birmingham8610623·3
North Birmingham1871880·5
South Birmingham7910938·0
West Birmingham53530·0
Coventry22220·0
Dudley21210·0
Sandwell305170·0
Region and District Health AuthoritiesTotal bedsPercentage change
19841985
Solihull84840·0
Walsall041
Wolverhampton1451535·5
RHA Total2,8763,44319·7
Mersey Regional Health Authority
Chester9114660·4
Crewe8510017·6
Halton00
Macclesfield28535926·0
Warrington08
Liverpool25436543·7
St. Helens and Knowsley2252260·4
Southport and Formby64773313·3
South Sefton20022613·0
Wirral66283826·6
RHA Total2,4493,00122·5
North Western Regional Health Authority
Lancaster9810810·2
Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde37050636·8
Preston12480-35·5
Blackburn, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley1471470·0
Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale8710824·1
West Lancashire18180·0
Chorley and South Ribble25232127·4
Bolton10013434·0
Bury8610522·1
North Manchester5251-1·9
Central Manchester00
South Manchester17021425·9
Oldham880·0
Rochdale2012031·0
Salford567839·3
Stockport7568218·6
Tameside and Glossop00
Trafford16818811·9
Wigan1024140·0
RHA Total2,7033,11415·2
1 Formerly institutions registered under section 3 of the Nursing Homes Act 1975, as amended.
2 Formerly Hammersmith & Fulham and Victoria Health Authorities.