§ Mr. Dempsey
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT figures showing the average ratio of effective nursing staff to patients in each of the following types of hospital, namely: long stay (geriatric), tuberculosis, maternity, and infectious diseases.
§ Mr. Maclay
At 30th September, 1961, the following were the ratios of effective nursing staff per 100 occupied beds:26W
Type of Hospital Effective Nursing Staff per 100 occupied beds Chronic Sick 51 Tuberculosis 57 Infectious Diseases 94 Infectious Diseases and Tuberculosis (mainly Infectious Diseases) 81 Infectious Diseases and Tuberculosis (mainly Tuberculosis) 59 Maternity 114