HC Deb 18 December 1987 vol 124 cc938-41W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list all those hospitals in England for which closure proposals have been referred to him for decision following local consultation procedures, during the past four years; and if he will indicate for each one whether closure was approved, refused or whether a decision is still pending.

Mrs. Currie

[holding answer 10 December 1987]: The table lists the information available about hospitals in

District/Special health authority Health Building Closure Proposal referred to Secretary of State
Approved Refused
Maidstone Preston Hall Hospital PC January 1983
Postgraduate Board of Hospital for Sick Children, Tadworth PC March 1983
Governors Court, Surrey
Wirral Cleaver Hospital TC June 1983
Brent Leamington Park Hospital TC August 1983
Frenchay Wendover Maternity Hospital TC August 1983
Camberwell St. Giles' Hospital TC August 1983
Barnet West Hendon Hospital TC September 1983
Haringey Prince of Wales Hospital TC November 1983
Wandsworth South London Hospital for Women TC November 1983
Queen Charlotte's BG Convalescent Home, St. Leonard's-on-Sea TC November 1983
Norwich Home Place Convalescent Home TC December 1983
Norwich Longacre Maternity Home TC December 1983
Hounslow and Spelthorne St. John's Hospital TC December 1983
Hammersmith SHA Community Health Centre, The Curve, Westway N/A January 1984
Milton Keynes Westbury Maternity Home TC January 1984
Wigan Ashton Hospital TC February 1984
Liverpool Newsham General Hospital TC March 1984
Liverpool Princes Park Hospital TC March 1984
Tower Hamlets Mildmay Mission Hospital TC March 1984
Wakefield Snapethorpe Hospital TC March 1984
Wakefield Pinderfields General Hospital PC March 1984
Bradford Thornton View TC April 1984
Bradford Shipley TC April 1984
Brent Wembley Hospital TC May 1984
Waltham Forest Lugano Nursing Home TC May 1984
Waltham Forest Harts Hospital TC May 1984
Paddington and North Kensington Chepstow Lodge TC June 1984
Hammersmith and Fulham West London Hospital PC June 1984
City and Hackney The Mothers TC June 1984
City and Hackney The German TC June 1984
City and Hackney St. Matthew's TC June 1984
Worcester and District St. Wulstan's Hospital TC June 1984
Chester Ellesmere Port PC June 1984
Brent Central Middlesex Hospital PC July 1984
Salisbury Westminster Memorial Hospital PC July 1984
Hammersmith and Fulham Charing Cross Hospital PC August 1984
Newham St. Andrew's Hospital PC October 1984
East Yorkshire Woodgates Maternity Home TC November 1984
Liverpool Heswall Hospital TC November 1984
Bury Ainsworth Hospital TC November 1984
East Hertfordshire Hertford County Hospital PC December 1984
Liverpool Sir Alfred Jones Memorial PC January 1985
Liverpool Newsham Hospital PC January 1985
Gateshead Whickham Cottage Hospital TC February 1985
North Bedfordshire Park Hospital TC February 1985
Mid-Downs Horsham Hospital PC February 1985
South West Surrey Haslemere and District Hospital PC February 1985
Preston Fullwood Continuation Hospital TC March 1985
Leeds Eastern Marguerite Hepton Hospital TC May 1985
Leeds Western Grassington Hospital TC May 1985
Victoria Westminster PC May 1985
South Warwickshire Monroe Devis Maternity Home TC June 1985
National Heart and Brompton Hospital, Frimley TC July 1985
Chest Hospitals
North Warwickshire Colchester Holiday Home TC September 1985
Salford Salford Royal Hospital PC September 1985
Airedale Wharfedale Children's Hospital TC September 1985
Greenwich Dreadnaught Seaman's Hospital TC November 1985
Greenwich St. Nicholas TC January 1986
Gateshead Norman's Riding Hospital TC January 1986
South West Durham Holywood Hall TC January 1986

England for the four years up to December 1986, the la test date for which information is currently held. Partial as well as total closures are listed.

District/Special health authority Health Building Closure Proposal referred to Secretary of State
Approved Refused
North Tyneside Moor Park TC May 1986
Waltham Forest Forest Hospital TC July 1986
Northumberland Silverton House TC August 1986
Paddington and North Kensington St. Mary's (Harrow Road) TC August 1986
Wandsworth St. James' Hospital PC September 1986
Lewisham and North Southwark New Cross Hospital TC December 1986
Shropshire Oswestry and District Hospital PC Decision outstanding

TC = Total Closure

PC = Partial Closure

N/A = Not applicable—no beds involved.