§ Mr. Hastings
asked the Minister of Health how many beds are allotted to paying patients (Section 5) by each of the regional hospital boards; and what was the percentage occupation of these beds by paying and ordinary patients, respectively, during the last year for which he has a record available.
§ Mr. Walker-Smith
The information is as follows:
is in progress as a preliminary to going to tender. The detailed work is heavy, and will take some months, but the Regional Hospital Board and I are anxious that there should be no avoidable delay in bringing this scheme to a point where a start can be made with building.