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NHS Beds

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the total change in the number of beds in (a) the NHS and (b) each strategic health authority was between the financial years 2004-05 and 2005-06. (116854)

The table shows the number of available beds open overnight, day only beds and residential care beds in strategic health authorities (SHAs) in England in 2004-05 and 2005-06.

SHA code

SHA

2004-05

2005-06

Change

Q30

North East

12,587

12,416

-171

Q31

North West

29,010

28,144

-866

Q32

Yorkshire and The Humber

20,422

20,226

-196

Q33

East Midlands

15,079

14,627

-452

Q34

West Midlands

20,153

19,912

-241

Q35

East of England

19,282

17,962

-1,320

Q36

London

31,828

31,055

-773

Q37

South East Coast

14,423

13,867

-556

Q38

South Central

12,772

12,084

-687

Q39

South West

19,822

19,524

-298

England

195,376

189,816

-5,560