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London Hospitals

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish the cost per case treated for each of the London postgraduate hospitals in each of the last five financial years.

[holding answer 26 November 1987]: The costing returns submitted to the Department show the average costs per in-patient case as follows:

Hospital

1982–83

1983–84

1984–85

1985–86

1986–87

Hospital for Sick Children1,457·921,456·191,539·901,760·251,930·99
Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children660·11772·56795·05715·91796·40
Hospital for Nervous Diseases1,591·081,759·101,875·142,324·292,086·11
Moorfields Eye Hospital507·16515·53561·50575·70597·46
Bethlem Royal and Maudsley1
Brompton1,383·631,443·721,517·191,630·901,891·91
Brompton Frimley2765·10834·911,131·03
London Chest1,320·121,488·121,331·581,543·861,642·75
National Heart2,491·172,298·892,501·672,342·672,480·83
Royal Marsden1,019·061,118·571,181·511,188·781,156·96
Royal Marsden Surrey969·61998·75928·871,042·361,060·16
Hammersmith1,083·611,111·641,132·531,182·841,245·69
Acton1
Queen Charlottes Maternity808·43802·27820·46792·40878·47
Chelsea Hospital for Women408·70441·73448·33495·45610·72
Eastman Dental3

1 Average costs per case in respect of hospitals providing long stay treatment are not meaningful.

2 This hospital closed in December 1984.

3 This hospital had no in-patients during the period.