§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many beds there are in each regional health authority's drug dependence unit.
§ Mr. John Patten
The latest available information is given in the table. The figures exclude available beds which are located in general psychiatric wards.
Beds reported as available in special in-patient units and wards in mental illness hospitals and units in England at 31 December 1982 Regional Health Authority Drug addiction Joint alcoholism/drug addiction Northern Nil 18 Yorkshire Nil 12 Trent Nil 16 East Anglian Nil Nil North West Thames Nil 57 North East Thames Nil Nil South East Thames 46 Nil South West Thames Nil Nil Wessex Nil Nil Oxford 11 Nil South Western Nil Nil West Midlands Nil 27 Mersey Nil 28 North Western 6 Nil Special Health Authorities 21 Nil Total 84 158