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Nursing

Volume 403: debated on Monday 7 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many self-funders there are in each registered nursing care band; [106075](2) how many self-funders have been subject to a review of their entitlement to a registered nursing care contribution, broken clown by

(a) band in which they were placed at the time of the initial determination and (b) bands in which they were placed at the first review. [106076]

Live/Cadaveric organs donated for transplant, United Kingdom, 1999–2003, by financial year

Living donor kidneys

Cadaveric kidneys

Hearts1

Lungs

Livers

Pancreata

Corneas

1999–20003021,460269265675333,637
2000–013431,440221230657483,803
2001–023731,395187226641673,277
2002–0323581,441163234672833,358

1 Includes 'domino' hearts.

2 To 23 March 2003.

This information is not collected centrally and is therefore not available in the form requested. Of those whose needs had been determined at 31 December 2001, around 19 per cent. had been allocated to the low band; 58 per cent. to the middle band; and 22 per cent. to the high band. There are just under 42,000 self funders in England in total.Anyone eligible for national health service funded nursing care should have their needs reviewed regularly, at three months and 12 months. Their needs may also be reviewed at other times if there is a sustained change in their condition.