HC Deb 05 March 1962 vol 655 cc25-6W
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:

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

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