HC Deb 18 March 1975 vol 888 c371W
Mr. Moate

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present ratio of geriatric beds in the Medway health district; what shortage of beds this represents; and how it compares with the national ratio.

Dr. Owen:

In the Medway Health District there are 7.13 beds per 1,000 population over age 65 compared with the national average of 8.8 beds per 1,000, and this represents a shortfall of about 55 beds.

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