HC Deb 13 July 1961 vol 644 c71W
80. Mr. Hale

asked the Minister of Health when the additional geriatric ward at Oldham Boundary Park Hospital was completed and equipped; what was the cost to public funds; what staff is available; and when it is to be in operation.

Mr. Powell

This is a rehabilitation unit, completed 30th June and costing £17,500. I am inquiring into the staffing position and will write to the hon. Member.

81. Mr. Hale

asked the Minister of Health what is the number of patients awaiting admission to the geriatric ward of Oldham Boundary Park Hospital at the most recent convenient date.

Mr. Powell

Twelve on 11th July.