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Hospital Discharges

Volume 268: debated on Thursday 7 December 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his answer of 27 November, Official Report, column 522, on hospital discharges if he will provide comparable figures for (a) 1990–91, (b) 1991–92 and (c) 1992–93. [4287]

The information requested is shown in the table.

Destination of discharge of patients treated by consultants in geriatric medicine in NHS hospitals in England
Usual residence68.7967.6068.78
NHS hospital outside district— general ward/younger physically disabled1.364.905.20
Non-NHS institution4.294.664.57
Local authority residential home1.851.681.59
Temporary residence e.g. hotels, residential educational institutions1.731.561.43
NHS hospital outside district—mentally ill/handicapped ward0.060.260.30
NHS nursing home0.000.050.22
Not known2.471.420.25
Special hospital0.090.150.12
Figures do not total 100 due to rounding.