HC Deb 15 December 1958 vol 597 cc151-2W
86. Mr. Grey

asked the Minister of Health the number of private beds in the various hospitals in the northern region; and if he will give monthly figures as to how many were occupied from October, 1957, inclusive, until the latest available month.

Mr. Walker-Smith

The Answer is 304. Monthly figures for the proportion of occupied beds are not available, but the average for 1957 was a little under 70 per cent.