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Hospitals

Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 29 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what were the numbers of out-patient attendances in National Health Service hospitals in Wales (a) in the years 1970 to 1975, (b) in the years 1975 to 1980 and (c) in the years 1980 to 1985.

The required information is given in the following table:—

Period1Total Number of New Outpatient AttendancesTotal Number of All Outpatient Attendances
1970–752,596,54710,127,072
1975–802,574,21410,579,694
1980–852,788,83312,204,851
1 (six years inclusive).

asked the Secretary of State for Wales, what were the numbers of inpatients treated in National Health Service hospitals in Wales in (a) the years 1970 to 1975, (b) the years 1975 to 1980 and (c) the years 1980 to 1985.

The required information is given in the following table:—

Period1Total Number of In-Patient Discharges and Deaths
1970–751,937,204
1975–802,067,101
1980–852,343,250
1 (six years inclusive)

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what were the numbers of available beds in National Health hospitals in Wales in (a) the years 1970 to 1975, (b) the years 1975 to 1980 and (c) the years 1980 to 1985.

The required information is given in the following table:—

Period1Average Daily Number of Available Beds
1970–7525,268
1975–8023,779
1980–8522,583
1(six years inclusive)