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Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many applications for continuing care assessments were made in (a) 2004, (b) 2005 and (c) 2006; and what proportion were (i) agreed and (ii) declined in each health authority in England. (142260)

The information is not available in the format requested. The available information is shown in the following table.

Strategic health authorityNumber of people receiving continuing careNumber of people newly meeting eligibility criteria for continuing care

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

England (grossed up)

19,984

20,842

25,008

14,573

15,976

20,353

Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

435

411

559

367

312

313

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

830

604

428

804

347

541

Essex

698

465

423

641

319

425

North West London

1,468

1,998

2,030

857

1,423

1,234

North Central London

320

355

768

360

293

511

North East London

733

809

889

536

406

575

South East London

580

651

599

778

756

927

South West London

433

523

655

522

664

730

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear

1,081

916

695

577

456

999

County Durham and Tees Valley

1,374

1,197

1,224

1,069

965

978

North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

705

442

583

555

386

782

West Yorkshire

688

618

1,129

816

1,163

1,692

Cumbria and Lancashire

376

252

382

141

162

343

Greater Manchester

984

936

689

786

729

429

Cheshire and Merseyside

1,074

1,153

965

367

662

970

Thames Valley

632

920

1,176

284

598

464

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

530

1,141

1,929

318

460

945

Kent and Medway

770

883

723

452

501

427

Surrey and Sussex

719

961

2,142

552

680

525

Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire

741

653

1,134

316

763

901

South West Peninsula

516

406

552

539

770

928

Dorset and Somerset

241

428

237

122

223

267

South Yorkshire

192

103

351

135

89

415

Trent

928

1,147

1,609

848

903

1,617

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland

215

602

655

497

697

917

Shropshire and Staffordshire

663

453

539

400

415

261

Birmingham and the Black Country

1,107

1,119

1,350

549

387

602

West Midlands South

690

696

593

166

447

635

Note:

In 2003-04, not all primary care trusts (PCTs) submitted data, the England figure quoted above includes estimates for those PCTs which did not submit data.