To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will give for 1983 and for the latest year available the total number of hospital beds for each of the following services, broken down by district health authorities (a) general medical, (b) general surgical, (c) non-psychiatric acute, (d) geriatric, (e) maternity, (f) mental illness, (g) mentally handicapped and (h) total.
Information for the average daily available number of beds, is given in the table:total expenditure on agency staff, expressed at current prices, constant prices and as a percentage of health authority's budget.
The following tables set out the information requested.
Expenditure on agency staff charged to capital—WHCSA only
Expenditure at constant prices
Expenditure as a percentage of total capital expenditure
Medical and Dental
Nursing and Midwifery
Administrative and Clerical
Total non-medical Staff
1 Medical and dental staff who work in more than one authority are included in the numbers of staff for each of those authorities.
2 Excluding works staff.