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Hospital Beds: Essex

Volume 495: debated on Wednesday 1 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many beds were available to mental health patients in the South Essex Strategic Health Authority in each of the last five years. (282811)

Data are not collected in the format requested. Data are available for the South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and are shown in the following table.

Number of beds available to mental health patients in the South Essex area in each of the last five years1

South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Number

2003-04

478

2004-05

512

2005-06

516

2006-07

497

2007-08

511

1 Average daily number of available beds in wards open overnight, mental illness sector.

Source:

Department of Health form KH03