HC Deb 03 July 1985 vol 82 c160W
Rev. Martin Smyth

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish a table showing average daily bed occupation, inpatient discharge and deaths, average duration of stay, outpatient attendances and day cases for private patients in National Health Service hospitals in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Chris Patten

During 1983 there were on average 26 private patients occupying beds in general hospitals daily. The other information requested is not collected separately in respect of private patients.