§ 50 and 51. Mr. Wolrige-Gordon
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what are the smallest hospitals in Scotland at the moment; of what type they are; and how many beds each has;
(2) what is the smallest general practitioner hospital in use in Scotland at the moment; and of what its equipment and accommodation consist.
§ Mr. Ross
The following table shows Scottish hospitals containing less than 10 beds.70W
Hospital Type Beds Wards 1. The Hospice, Lochmaddy Maternity 3 3 2. General Pope Hospital, Helmsdale Maternity 4 2 3. Edington Cottage Hospital, North Berwick General 9 4 4. Sister Margaret Cottage Hospital, Jedburgh General 2 4 Maternity 6 5. Whitchester Cottage Hospital, Duns General 7 2 6. Knoll Maternity Hospital, Duns Maternity 7 3
All these hospitals are staffed by general practitioners.
The Hospice, Lochmaddy, which is the smallest, has a separate labour room with the usual equipment; it has no X-ray facilities.