HC Deb 28 June 1965 vol 715 c5W
30. Commander Pursey

asked the Minister of Health if he will state the total number of beds, and the number of pay-beds and amenity beds, respectively, in each of the hospitals in the Hull area; and what proposals are being considered for the increase of pay-beds and amenity beds, respectively, in these hospitals.

Mr. Loughlin

The answer to the first part of the Question is given in the attached table. There are no proposals at present before my right hon. Friend to increase the number of pay-beds or amenity beds in this area.

The figures are as follows:

Available beds as at 31st March, 1965
Total Amenity beds Pay beds
Kingston General 459
Western General 298
Hull Royal Infirmary 149
Hull Royal Infirmary (Sutton) 208 3 5
John Symons' Home 15
Hull and East Riding Convalescent 101
Hull Maternity Hospital 123
Westerland Infants' 24
Victoria Hospital for Sick Children 110
Hull Hospital for Women 25 1 1
Townend Maternity Home 17 17
De la Pole 979
Tilworth 153
Winestead Hall 175
Keyingham Hostel 30
Castle Hill 371 3 2