HC Deb 04 August 1976 vol 916 c844W
Mr. Pavitt

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in theOfficial Report the number of amenity beds in each of the regions and the estimated amenity occupancy in the last year to a convenient date.

Dr. Owen

The information is as follows:

patients fit to live in the community can be discharged from mental hospitals depends on developing adequate community facilities and supporting services. The development of such facilities and services is picked out as a suggested high priority in the recent consultative document "Priorities for Health and Social Services in England".