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Hospital Beds

Volume 124: debated on Monday 7 December 1987

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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.

Expenditure on agency staff charged to capital—WHCSA only

1

Actual expenditure

£'000

1983–8465·2
1984–8566·1
1985–8678·8
1986–87108·0

Expenditure at constant prices

2

£'000

1983–8474·3
1984–8572·2
1985–8681·2
1986–87108·0

Expenditure as a percentage of total capital expenditure

3

Per cent.

1983–840·13
1984–850·13
1985–860·15
1986–870·18

Medical and Dental

Nursing and Midwifery

Professional

2

and Technical

Administrative and Clerical

Ancillary

Total non-medical Staff

Number

1

WTE

Number

WTE

Number

WTE

Number

WTE

Number

WTE

Number

WTE

Clwyd3292874,1163,6716265358907791,5271,2217,5776,614
East Dyfed2401972,5382,1703963335685171,0107954,8214,115
Gwent3673455,2214,3547736841,1419472,1831,5629,8858,103
Gwynedd2281652,2772,0314393676185601,0798124,7614,116
Mid Glamorgan4593925,9525,1607606861,2001,0672,6801,97811,2909,578
Pembrokeshire84708086761271151921663102041,5221,246
Powys99321,3801,1041571171871715153722,4441,959
South Glamorgan8296745,3954,5961,4591,3411,6451,4242,4271,85911,5209,813
West Glamorgan3413083,9893,4256645908957981,8991,3957,8786,636

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.