HC Deb 09 December 1980 vol 995 cc310-4W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the names and locations of hospitals possessing operational fully equipped intensive and special care baby units; how many such units there are; and how many intensive and special care baby cots there are in each hospital.

Sir George Young

As stated in my reply to the hon. Member on 28 November—[Vol. 994, c.293–96.]—the provision of intensive care for babies is a regional specialty. Details of the numbers of combined special and intensive care baby units and the numbers of cots available, as at March 1980, were given to the Social Services Committee and have been published in Volume V, pages 96–7, of its second report—(Session 1979–80 (HC 663-V)).

Information about the location of the 243 hospitals having special care baby units and the numbers of cots they provide is given in the table below. The information relates to 1978, the latest year for which data are available.

Special Care Baby Units
Name of Hospital Number of cots
Northern Region
Cameron Hospital, Hartlepool 15
North Tees General, Stockton-on-Tees 19

Name of Hospital Number of cots
Middlesbrough Maternity Hospital Middlesbrough 41
City Maternity Hospital, Carlisle 15
Helme Chase Maternity Hospital, Kendal 3
Risedale Maternity Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness 6
West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven 14
Workington Infirmary, Workington 3
Greenbank Maternity Hospital, Darlington 14
Dryburn Hospital, Durham 14
Shotley Bridge General Hospital, Consett 15
General Hospital, Bishop Auckland 15
Ashington Hospital, Ashington 14
Hexham General Hospital, Hexham 4
Bensham General Hospital, Bensham 5
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead 13
Princess Mary Maternity Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 21
Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 24
Preston Hospital, North Shields, Tyne and Wear 15
General Hospital, South Shields 14
Sunderland District General Hospital, Sunderland 32
Thorpe Maternity Hospital, Hasington 16
Yorkshire Region
Maternity Hospital, Hedon Road, Hull 24
Westwood Hospital, Beverley 10
Avenue Hospital, Bridlington 8
Grimsby Maternity Hospital, Grimsby 25
Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe 11
Scunthorpe Maternity Hospital, Scunthorpe 5
Maternity Hospital, Northallerton 6
Maternity Hospital, Fulford 20
Scarborough Hospital, Scarborough 6
New Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate 9
Bradford Royal Infirmary Maternity Unit, Bradford 9 18
St. Luke's Maternity Hospital, Bradford 5 25
Airedale General Hospital, Keighley 14
Halifax General Hospital, Halifax 18
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Huddersfleld 18
Staincliffe General Hospital, Dewsbury 20
The Maternity Hospital at Leeds, Hyde Terr, Leeds 28
Wharedale Hospital, (Otley Branch) Otley 1
St. James' Hospital, Leeds 9 27
St. Mary's Hospital, Armley, Leeds 7
Manygates Hospital, Wakefield 14
Pontefract General Infirmary, Pontefract 27
Trent Region
City Hospital, Derbyshire 28
Scarsdale Hospital, Chesterfield 27
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester 17
St. Mary's Hospital, Melton Mowbray 3
Leicester Roual Infirmary (Maternity Unit) Infirmary Square 25
Pigrim Hospital, Boston 13
Grantham and Kesteven General Hospital, Grantham 10
Lincoln County Hospital, Sewell Road, Lincs 21
King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield 28
Kilton Hospital, Worksop 8
Nottingham City Hospital, Huchnall Road, Notts 42
Highbury Hospital, Bulwell 6
Nottingham Hospital for Women, Peel Street, Notts 9
Barnsley District General Hospital, Barnsley 20
Doncaster Royal Irfirmary, Doncaster 24
Moorgate General Hospital, Rotherham 14
Northern General Hospital, Sheffield 5 18
Jessop Hospital for Women, Sheffield 3 18
Nether Edge Hospital, Union Road, Sheffield 18
East Anglian Region
Maternity Hospital, Mill Road, Cambridge 24
Peterborouph District Hospital (Maternity Wing) Thorpe Road 20
Stamford and Rutland Hospital, Stamford 2
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich 22
Northgate Hospital, Great Yarmouth 16
District General Hospital, Kings Lynn 18
Bowthorpe Maternity Hospital, Wisbech 4

Name of Hospital Number of cots
New West Suffolk Hospital, Suffolk 12
Ipswich Hospital (Heath Road Wing), Ipswich 22
North-West Thames Region
Bedford General Hospital (North and South Wings) Kempston and Kimbolton Roads, Bedford 14
Luton and Dunstable Hospital (Maternity Wing) Luton 33
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City 14
Hemel Hempstead General Hospital (St. Paul's Wing), Hemel Hempstead, Herts 12
St. Albans City Hospital (Normandy Road and Mid Herts Wings), St. Albans, Herts. 12
Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road 20
North Herts Maternity Hospital, Hitchin 20
Victoria Maternity Hospital, Barnet 12
Edgware General Hospital, Edgware 20
Central Middlesex Hospital, Park Royal, London NW 18
Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow 24
West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth 23
Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road 12
Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road 20
Perivale Maternity Hospital, Western Avenue 8
Hillingdon Hospital, Hillingdon 14
St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, W2 13
St. Mary's Hospital, Harrow Road, W9 14
Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, WI 10
St. Stephen's Hospital, Chelsea, SW10 9
North-East Thames Region
Orsett Hospital, Orsett 6
Basildon Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon 21
St. John's Hospital, Chelmsford 16
Colchester Maternity, Colchester 15
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow 18
St. Margaret's Hospital, Epping 5
General Hospital, Rochford 16
Rush Green Hospital, Romford 20
Harold Wood Hospital, Harold Wood 18
Royal Free New Hospital, Pont Street, NW3 18
University College Hospital, Gower Street, WC1 19
Whittington Hospital, London, N19 16
City of London Maternity Hospital, London, N4 14
St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, EC1 8
The Mothers Hospital (Salvation Army), London E5 15
Forest Gate Hospital, London E7 9
Plaistow Maternity Hospital, Plaistow, E13 9
London Hospital (Whitechapel), London E1 12
London Hospital (Mile End) Bancroft Road, E1 6
Enfield and District Hospital (Chase Wing), Enfield 19
North Middlesex Hospital, Edmonton, N18 21
Bearstead Memonal Hospital, N16 2
Barking Hospital, Barking, Essex 18
Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, E11 20
South-East Thames Region
Buchanan Hospital, St. Leonards-on-Sea 12
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton 22
Eastbourne District Hospital, Eastbourne 12
Buckland Hospital, Dover 5
Willesborough Hospital, Ashford, Kent 6
Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury 12
Isle of Thanet District Hospital, Ramsgate 10
Gravesend and North Kent Hospital, Gravesend 7
West Hill Hospital, Dartford 8
West Kent General Hospital, Maidstone 10
All Saints Hospital, Chatham 15
Pembury Hospital, Pembury 12
Queen Mary's, Sidcup, Kent 14
Bexley Maternity 1
Greenwich District Hospital, Greenwick 20
British Hospital for Mothers and Babies, London, SE18 14
Bromley Hospital, Bromley 15
Farnborough Hospital, Farnborough 10
Beckenham Maternity Hospital, Beckenham 6
St. Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road SE1 19

Name of Hospital Number of cots
King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, SE5 20
Guy's Hospital, London SE1 14
Lewisham Hospital, London SE13 25
South-West Thames Region
Ashford Hospital, Ashford 12
St. Peter's Hospital, Chertsey 28
Frimley Park, Frimley 20
St. Luke's Hospital, Guildford 14
Epsom District Hospital, Epsom 14
Redhill District Hospital, Redhill 12
Royal West Sussex Hospital, Chichester 17
Crawley Hospital, Crawley 12
Cuckfield Hospital, Haywards Heath 6
Southlands Hospital, Shoreham-by-Sea 12
Mayday Hospital, Thornton Heath 20
Kingston Hospital, Kingston-on-Thames 13
St. George's Hospital, Tooting Grove, SW17 8
South London Hospital for Women and Children, London SW4 9
St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton 15
Wessex Region
Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth 12
Poole General Hospital, Poole 16
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester 13
St. Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth 30
Southampton General, Shirley 20
Royal Hants County Hospital, Winchester 14
Basingstoke District General Division, Basingstoke 14
Salisbury General Hospital, Salisbury 14
Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon 33
Bradford-on-Avon Maternity Hospital, Bradford-on-Avon 1
St. Martin's Hospital, Bath 15
St. Mary's Hospital, Newport 9
Oxford Region
Heatherwood Hospital, Ascot 15
Canadian Red Cross Hospital, Taplow, Maidenhead 18
Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading 36
Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital, Aylesbury 12
Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe 20
Kettering and District General Hospital, Kettering 15
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton 36
Horton General Hospital, Banbury, Oxon 15
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 27
South-Western Region
Bristol Maternity Hospital, Bristol 32
Southmead General Hospital, Bristol 36
Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro 20
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter 31
North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple 6
Plymouth General Hospital, Plymouth 24
Cheltenham Maternity Hospital, Cheltenham 12
Gloucester Maternity Hospital, Gloucester 20
Yeovil General Hospital, Yeovil 6
Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton 20
West Midlands Region
County Hospital, Hereford 12
Bromsgrove General Hospital, Bromsgrove 17
Worcester Royal Infirmary, Worcester 20
Copthorne Hospital, Shrewsbury 22
Burton-on-Trent General Hospital, Burton-on-Trent 19
North Staffordshire Maternity Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent 30
George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton 22
St. Mary's Hospital, Harborough Magna, near Rugby 5
Monroe Devis Maternity Home, Tiddington 1
Warneford General Hospital, Leamington Spa 15
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Maternity, Edgbaston 36
Good Hospital, Sutton Coldfield 22
Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham 29 8
Sorrento Maternity Hospital, Birmingham 13 32
Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham 18 25

Name of Hospital Number of cots
Walsgrave Hospital, Walsgrave-on-Sowe 30
Wordsley Hospital, Stourbridge 7
Hallam Hospital, West Bromwich 14
Solihull Hospital, Solihull 14
Marston Green Maternity Hospital, Marston Green 39
Manor Hospital, Walsall 15
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton 26
Mersey Region
West Cheshire Hospital, Chester 29
Leighton Hospital, near Crewe 15
Macclesfield Hospital, Macclesfield 10
Warrington District General Hospital, Warrington 18
Sefton General Hospital, Liverpool 15 6
Liverpool Maternity Hospital, Liverpool 7 24
Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool 14 10
Mill Road Maternity Hospital, Liverpool 6 31
Whiston Hospital, Prescot 24
Christiana Hartley Maternity Hospital, Southport 11
Fazakerley Hospital, Liverpool 20
Victoria Central Hospital, Wallasey 4
St. Catherine's Hospital, Birkenhead 18
Grange Mount Maternity Hospital, Birkenhead 3
Clatterbridge Hospital, Merseyside 10
North-Western Region
Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster 16
Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool 24
Royal Infirmary, Preston 15
Sharoe Green Hospital, Preston 14
Queen's Park Hospital, Blackburn 20
Burnley General Hospital, Burnley 17
Ormskirk and District General Hospital, Ormskirk 12
Bolton District General Hospital, Bolton 21
Fairfield General Hospital, Bury 17
North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester 22
St. Mary's Hospital, Manchester 13 23
Withington Hospital, West Didsbury 18
Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester 23 11
Oldham and District General Hospital, Oldham 19
Birch Hill Hospital, Rochdale 15
Hope Hospital, Salford 6 21
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport 22
Tameside General Hospital, Ashton-under-Lyme 24
Park Hospital, Urmston 12
Billinge Hospital, Orrell, near Wigan 25
London Postgraduate Hospitals
Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, London W6 20

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