§ Dr. McDonald
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report for the years 1983, 1984 and 1985 (a) the number of hospitals with maternity and gynaecological services without a special care baby unit and (b) the number of hospitals with maternity and gynaecological services without paediatric cover.
§ Mr. Whitney
[pursuant to his reply, 10 February 1986, c. 370]: The available information is given in the table. Information for 1985 if not yet available.
NHS hospitals in England 1983 1984 Hospitals with maternity and gynaecology departments: Total number of hospitals 233 234 Number without special care baby unit 51 49 Number without consultant paediatric department 82 76