HC Deb 22 February 1978 vol 944 cc690-1W
Mrs. Bain

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list in the Official Report the number of geriatric beds available in the Greater Glasgow health area, at the latest available date, giving a breakdown on a hospital by hospital basis and defining the catchment area for each hospital.

Mr. Harry Ewing

The information is as follows:

District/Hospital Average available staffed beds for year to 30th September 1977
Blawarthill 106
Canniesburn 140
Drumchapel 120
Gartnavel General 50
Knightswood 140
St. Margaret's* 52
Birdston 47
Broomhill & Lanfine 32
Foresthall† 430
Lenzie 39
Ruchill 136
Stobhill 48
Belvidere 4
Gartloch 44
Lightburn 120
Southern Eastern—
Mearnskirk 84
Jewish Old Age Homes* 18
Victoria Infirmary 224
South Western—
Cowglen 194
Darnley 50
Southern General 175
* Contractural hospital.
† Joint user institution.
Each hospital normally serves the population of the district in which it is located, with the exceptions of Canniesburn, Cow-glen and Foresthall Hospitals, whose catchment areas cover additionally the Eastern, South-Eastern and Eastern districts respectively.