HC Deb 23 September 1943 vol 392 cc442-3W
Mr. Mainwaring

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the proportion of hospital accommodation to the total population for Scotland, giving, separately, the special provision for tubercular cases?

Mr. Westwood

According to the information at my disposal the number of staffed beds in general hospitals represents about 7.8 beds per 1,000 of population. This figure excludes beds in sanatoria, mental and isolation hospitals and private institutions. Beds specifically reserved for tubercular cases number about 1.2 per 1,000 of population.