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Hospital Beds: Paediatrics

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 16 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average bed occupancy rate was for paediatric units at district general hospitals in England in the most recent period for which figures are available. (158208)

The data are provided in the following table.

Average occupancy rate (occupied/available beds x 100 per cent.) of neonate and paediatric beds for England during 2006-07 for intensive care beds, general and acute beds, and for intensive care and general and acute beds combined

Occupancy rates (Percentage)

Neonate and paediatrics

Intensive care beds

74.18

General and acute beds

62.35

Intensive care and general and acute beds combined

64.60