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Northern Regional Health Authority

Volume 130: debated on Wednesday 30 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what has been the average cost per accident and emergency attendance in each hospital in the Northern regional health authority in the last year.

[holding answer 24 March 1988]: The information for 1986–87 in respect of those hospitals in the northern region which undertake treatment of accident and emergency patients is as follows:

Accident and emergency patients
Health District and HospitalCost per attendance
(£)
Darlington
Darlington Memorial12·40
Durham
Dryburn13·69
East Cumbria
Alston4·72
Brampton4·87
Cumberland Infirmary13·23

Health District and Hospital

Cost per attendance

(£)

Keswick10·41
Penrith New8·84

Gateshead

Queen Elizabeth17·00

Hartlepool

General20·99

Newcastle

General17·12
Royal Victoria Infirmary17·77

North Tees

General16·87

North Tyneside

General17·77
GB Hunter7·75

North West Durham

Shotley Bridge General21·69

Northumberland

Alnwick Infirmary15·32
Ashington15·74
Berwick Infirmary19·52
Coquetdale Cottage33·33
Haltwhistle War Memorial5·67
Hexham General22·59
Morpeth Cottage28·82
Thomas Knight Memorial3·34

South Cumbria

Furness General18·06
Westmoreland County12·75

South Tees

Cleveland Cottage10·17
Guiseborough General11·41
Middlesbrough General17·24
North Riding Infirmary8·38
Stead Memorial6·71

South Tyneside

Ingham Infirmary11·60

South West Durham

Bishop Auckland General21·97

Sunderland

Eye Infirmary6·73
District General16·87

West Cumbria

Cockermouth8·37
Mary port3·78
West Cumberland11·35
Workington9·07