HC Deb 09 May 1985 vol 78 c490W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average cost of a new (a) King's Fund bed, (b) operating table, (c) renal dialysis machine and (d) whole-body scanner.

Mr. John Patten

Costs vary with the types and models of equipment. Approximate average costs or ranges of costs are:

King's Fund Bed* 330
Operating Table 5,000–15,000
Renal Dialysis Machine 7,000–10,000
Whole-Body Scanner 220,000–1 million
* Standard variable height model.