HC Deb 10 March 1964 vol 691 cc44-6W
Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the Minister of Health if he will set out in tabular form the number of new and substantially remodelled hospitals constructed since 1946 and the number of beds provided in each case; the number constructed per 1,000 population, the number of beds in such hospitals provided per 1,000 population, and the number of new hospitals proposed in the next 10 years in the following areas, namely, London, Wales, Manchester Salford, Sheffield, and Stoke-on-Trent, respectively; if he will state the number of such hospitals constructed since 1946 within a 30 mile radius of London, Manchester, and Cardiff, respectively; and if he will also state the number of new and substantially remodelled hospitals constructed since 1946 and the number of beds provided in each case in Wales, Lancashire, and North Staffordshire, respectively.

Mr. Braine

Following is the information:

Completed Partly completed and in use New beds so far provided
England and Wales 6 28 3,812
Wales 1 4 710
Lancashire 1 220
North Staffordshire
Within 30 miles of London 3 8
Within 30 miles of Manchester
Within 30 miles of Cardiff 1 1
Cardiff Maternity Hospital 111
Llanfrechfa Grange Hospital, Cwmbran (part) 480
Singleton Park Hospital, Swansea (part)*
West Wales General Hospital, Carmarthen (part) 192
Bridgend General Hospital (part) 27
Greaves Hall Hospital, near Southport (part) 220
Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, Sheffield
New Teaching Hospital, Sheffield (part)*
City General Hospital, Sheffield (part)*
Children's Hospital, Sheffield (part)*
Balderton Hospital, near Newark (part) 378
Poole General Hospital (part) 180
Aston Hall Hospital, Derbyshire (part) 260
Doncaster Royal Infirmary (part)*
West Cumberland Hospital, Hensingham (part) 100
Ashington Hospital, Northumberland (part) 87
Prudhoe and Monkton Hospital, Northumberland 680
Newcastle General Hospital (part) 152
New Teaching Hospital, Cambridge (part) 94
Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon (part) 39
Radcliffe Infirmary (Oxford) (part) 83
Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield (part) 81
Luton and Dunstable Hospital (part) 93
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Welwyn 315
University College—Dental Hospital
Halliwick Hospital, New Southgate 135
Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, Surrey (part) 85
Crawley Hospital, Sussex (part) 36
Harlow Hospital, Essex (part)*
Kingston Hospital, Surrey (part)*
Whittington Hospital, Highgate (part) 30
National Heart Hospital, London, W.1 (part) 34
Heatherwood Hospital, Ascot (part)*
Lewisham Hospital, S.E.13 (part)*
* The development at these hospitals so far provides new facilities other than beds, e.g. out-patient and accident departments.

Number of new and substantially remodelled hospitals per 1,000 population New beds so far provided per 1,000 population
London .001 .02
Wales .002 .27
Sheffield .08
For information on building in the next 10 years, I would refer the hon. Member to Command 1604 and to "A Hospital Plan for England and Wales (Revision to 1972–73)."