HC Deb 23 March 1967 vol 743 cc337-8W
Mr. Alan Williams

asked the Minister of Health how many beds for the elderly chronically sick are available in the Swansea area; and how this availability compares with the demand for such beds originating from Swansea.

Mr. K. Robinson

Swansea is in the area of the Glantawe Hospital Management Committee in which there are 429 beds for geriatric and chronic sick patients. This is slightly more than the accepted standard provision. The waiting list is subject to seasonal variation and was as low as 19 at 30th December, 1966. It now stands at 88.