HC Deb 23 January 1990 vol 165 c612W
Mr. Alan W. Williams

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many beds there were available for use by patients at West Wales general hospital, Glangwili, Carmarthen, at the end of each calendar month from 31 March 1989 to 31 December 1989; and what are the projected figures for 31 January, 28 February and 31 March 1990.

Mr. Grist

Information on bed availability is collected on a quarterly basis and the information for the first three quarters of 1989 is shown in the following table. No projections of available bed numbers are made centrally.

West Wales General hospital Average daily available beds1
Quarter ending Number
31 March 1989 509.4
30 June 1989 510.8
30 September 1989 500.4
1 Includes mental illness and mental handicap beds.