HC Deb 16 March 1988 vol 129 cc579-82W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the number of acute surgical beds in each hospital in each health board in Scotland.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The information requested is given in the table.

NHS hospitals—average available staffed beds in acute surgical1 specialties: year ending 31 March 1987
Hospital-health board Average available staffed beds
Argyll and Clyde health board
Dunoon and district general hospital 31
Hawk head hospital 44
Inverclyde Royal hospital 216
Paisley district general hospital 104
Royal Alexandra infirmary 81
Royal Alexandra infirmary annexe 31
Royal Victoria eye infirmary 16
Thorn hospital 21
Vale of Leven district general hospital 116
Victoria infirmary, Helensburgh 22
Victoria hospital, Rothesay 9
West Highland hospital 33
Health board total 724
Ayrshire and Arran Health Board
Ayr County Hospital 97
Ballochmyle Hospital 158
Heathfield Hospital 31
Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock 330
Seafield Sick Childrens Hospital 31
Health Board Total 647
Borders Health Board
Peel Hospital 126
Health Board Total 126
Dumfries and Galloway Health Board
Cresswell Maternity Hospital 8
Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary 241
Carrick Hospital, Stranraer 22
Health Board Total 271
Fife Health Board
Adamson Hospital 15
Cameron Hospital 25
Dunfermline and West Fife Hospital 131
Hunter Hospital 28
Milesmark Hospital 40
Randolph Wemyss Memorial Hospital 12
St. Andrew's Hospital 25
Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy 256
Health Board Total 532
Forth Valley Health Board
Clackmannan County Hospital 41
Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary 226
Stirling Royal Infirmary 167
Health Board Total 434
Grampian Health Board
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary 506
Chalmers Hospital, Banff 14
Dr. Gray's Hospital, Elgin 66
Glen O'dee Hospital 54
Huntly Jubilee Hospital 9
Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital 95
Woodend General Hospital 221
Health Board Total 967
Greater Glasgow Health Board
Belvidere Hospital 62
Canniesburn Hospital 125
David Elder Infirmary 12
Elder Cottage Hospital 29

Hospital-health board Average available staffed beds
Gartnaval District General Hospital 291
Glasgow Royal Infirmary 521
Mearnskirk General Hospital 129
Philipshill Hospital 99
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Drumchapel 10
Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill 149
Royal Samaritan Hospital for Women 54
Southern General Hospital 368
Stobhill Hospital 289
Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow 267
Western Infirmary 284
Health Board Total 2,688
Highland Health Board
Belford Hospital, Fort William 30
Bignold Hospital 15
Caithness General Hospital 11
Dunbar Hospital, Thurso 10
Lawson Memorial Hospital 15
Mackinnon Memorial Hospital, Broadford 19
Raigmore Hospital, Inverness 299
Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall 10
Town and County Hospital, Nairn 1
Town and County Hospital, Wick 7
Health Board Total 416
Lanarkshire Health Board
Hairmyres Hospital 265
Law Hospital 325
Monklands District General Hospital 244
Stonehouse Hospital 181
Health Board Total 1,014
Lothian Health Board
Astley Ainslie Hospital 85
Bangour General Hospital 225
Beechmont Hospital 29
Bruntsfield Hospital 46
Chalmers Hospital, Edinburgh 32
City Hospital, Edinburgh 130
Eastern General Hospital 90
East Fortune Hospital 18
Edenhall Hospital 9
Leith Hospital 51
Liberton Hospital 4
Longmore Hospital 17
Northern General Hospital 26
Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital 228
Roodlands General Hospital 40
Royal Hospital for Sick Children 68
Royal Infirmary, Including Eye Pavilion 453
Royal Victoria Hospital 7
Simpson Memorial Maternity Hospital 8
Western General Hospital 178
Health Board Total 1,743
Orkney Health Board
Balfour Hospital 42
Health Board Total 42
Shetland Health Board
New Gilbert Bain 38
Health Board Total 38
Tayside Health Board
Blairgowrie and Rattray Cottage Hospital 1
Bridge of Earn Hospital, Perthshire 116
Dundee Royal Infirmary 258

Hospital-health board Average available staffed beds
Forfar Infirmary 16
Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee 10
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee 260
Perth Royal Infirmary 105
Stracathro Hospital, Brechin 162
Health Board Total 928
Western Isles Health Board
Daliburgh Hospital2 10
Lewis Hospital, Stornoway 44
Health Board Total 54

Note: Components may not sum exactly to totals due to rounding.

1These specialties comprise: general surgery; orthopaedic surgery; ENT surgery; ophthalmology; urology; orthodontics and paediatric dentistry; oral surgery and oral medicine; restorative dentistry; paediatric surgery; gynaecology; acute mixed; neurosurgery; cardiothoracic surgery; plastic surgery and accident and emergency. Obstetric specialties are not included.

2 Figures for year ending 30 September 1986.