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Hospital Beds

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average number of patients occupying an acute bed with delayed discharge per 100,000 population was in (a) the West Kent primary care trust area and (b) England in the latest period for which figures are available. (194601)

The information requested is set out in the following table.

Patients of all ages occupying an acute hospital bed with delayed discharge per 100,000 population

Number

England

4.12

West Kent PCT

4.23

Source: Department of Health form: local delivery plan Commissioner (quarter three 2007-08).

Office for National statistics mid-year population estimates 2006.