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Hospital Closures

Volume 173: debated on Wednesday 6 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will give by region the number of hospitals closed (a) wholly and (b) partly during 1989.

The table gives the numbers of hospitals or facilities which we are aware were approved for closure in total or in part in 1989. It is important to bear in mind that closures are often balanced by openings or other reprovision.

Region(a) Whole(b) Part
East Anglia1
North West Thames11
North East Thames2
South East Thames45
South West Thames23
South Western42
West Midlands65
North Western52