§ Mr. Gregory
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the numbers of in-patients and day cases treated respectively in the York health authority area were in (i) 1979 and (ii) the latest year for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Dorrell
The information requested is given in the table.
In-patients and day cases in York health authority Year In-patients Day cases 1979 Discharges and deaths 27,296 4,444 1988–89 Discharges and deaths 34,176 5,523 Finished consultant episodes 38,184 1989–90 Finished consultant episodes 39,434 5,626
Source: 1979 SH3; 1988–89 SH3A; 1989–90 KP70.