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Hospital Beds: Wakefield

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many beds there were in NHS hospitals in Wakefield in each year since 1997. (316630)

I have been asked to reply.

The following tables show the average daily number of beds for national health service providers around Wakefield for the years 1997-98 to 2008-09, the latest date at which data are available.

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Beds in wards open

Overnight

Day only

Residential care beds

1997-98

*

*

*

1998-99

*

*

*

1999-2000

*

*

*

2000-01

*

*

*

2001-02

*

*

*

2002-03

1,509

93

2003-04

1,899

96

2004-05

1,398

89

2005-06

1,457

90

2006-07

1,405

95

2007-08

1,359

96

2008-09

1,342

115

Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals NHS Trust

Beds in wards open

Overnight

Day only

Residential care beds

1997-98

1,085

36

1998-99

1,064

58

1999-2000

1,050

58

2000-01

1,063

61

2001-02

1,063

61

2002-03

*

*

*

2003-04

*

*

*

2004-05

*

*

*

2005-06

*

*

*

2006-07

*

*

*

2007-08

*

*

*

2008-09

*

*

*

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Beds in wards open

Overnight

Day only

Residential care beds

1997-98

*

*

*

1998-99

*

*

*

1999-2000

*

*

*

2000-01

*

*

*

2001-02

*

*

*

2002-03

727

2003-04

622

2004-05

534

2005-06

477

2006-07

464

2007-08

453

2008-09

457

Wakefield and Pontefract Community Health NHS Trust

Beds in wards open

Overnight

Day only

Residential care beds

1997-98

460

42

1998-99

443

42

1999-2000

392

33

2000-01

380

33

2001-02

380

22

2002-03

*

*

*

2003-04

*

*

*

2004-05

*

*

*

2005-06

*

*

*

2006-07

*

*

*

2007-08

*

*

*

2008-09

*

*

*

Notes:

1. The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust was formed in April 2002 following the merger of the Dewsbury Healthcare NHS Trust (acute services) and the Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals NHS Trust.

2. The South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust was formed in April 2002 following the merger of the Dewsbury Healthcare NHS Trust (mental health services), the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust (mental health services) and the Wakefield and Pontefract Community Health NHS Trust.

Source:

Department of Health KH03