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Intermediate Beds

Volume 455: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many intermediate beds are available per thousand population in each county in England. (109287)

The information requested is shown in the following table:

Number of available intermediate care beds per 1,000 population quarter two 2006-07

Strategic health authority

Number of intermediate care beds

Population

Number of intermediate care beds available per 1,000 population

North East

313

2,558,308

0.12

North West

1,068

6,846,249

0.16

Yorkshire and The Humber

926

5,063,944

0.18

East Midlands

1,033

4,306,335

0.24

West Midlands

909

5,365,438

0.17

East of England

940

5,541,636

0.17

London

897

7,517,726

0.12

South East Coast

993

4,213,904

0.24

South Central

795

3,950,320

0.20

South West

780

5,067,794

0.15

England total

8,654

50,431,654

0.17

Source:

Department of Health form LDPR and 2005 mid-year resident population estimates based on 2001 Census.