§ 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.