HC Deb 22 May 1986 vol 98 c289W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many patients in care for five years or more have been discharged into the community during the last year for which figures are available from National Health Service hospitals caring for mental illness and mental handicap patients.

Mr. Mark Robinson

Forty persons, who had previously been resident in an institution for five years or more, were discharged from psychiatric hospitals and units to reside in the community during 1984, the last year for which information is available.