§ Mr. Sackville
The information about over and under spending is not held centrally. The hon. Member may wish to contact Mr. D. Hannah, the chairman of Warrington health authority, for details.
The information requested on throughput of patients is given in the table.
Throughput of patients (patients treated per available bed):Warrington Health Authority Cases treated Available beds Throughput 1986 128,228 2,434 12 1987–88 130,330 2,180 14 1988–89 30,334 2,056 15 1989–90 32,300 1,797 18 1990–91 234,023 1,532 22
Source: SH3, KH03, KP70.1 The figures for 1986/1987–88 have been converted from the old measurement of discharges and deaths into the present measurement of finished consultant episodes. During 1988–89, information on patient cases treated was collected on both bases to facilitate this conversion.2 The figures for 1990–91 are provisional.