HC Deb 18 July 1984 vol 64 c253W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many hospital beds there were in the Staffordshire, Moorlands constituency in each year since 1979.

Mr. John Patten

Information is not available in precisely the form requested. The numbers of beds in the North Staffordshire district health authority, within which the Staffordshire, Moorlands constituency is located, are as follows:

North Staffordshire district health authority (formerly North Staffordshire health district)
Year Average daily number of available beds
1979 3,492
1980 3,499
1981 3,504
1982 3,448
*1983 3,406