§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list for the most recent year for which figures are available, for each hospital in Scotland (a) the average number of beds occupied, (b) the number of patients treated, (c) the number of operations carried out and (d) the number of deaths recorded of patients.
§ Mr. John MacKay
The information requested at(a) and (b) is contained in the annual publication, "Scottish Health Service Statistics", the 1982 edition of which was recently published. A copy is available in the Library of the House.
The information at (c) and (d) is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.