HC Deb 01 February 1995 vol 253 c722W
Mr. David Young

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many long-stay beds for the elderly are available in Bolton hospitals;

(2) if Hulton hospital is planned to continue as a hospital for the long-stay elderly;

(3) what plans there are to close Hulton hospital without replacement.

Mr. Bowis

The provision of health services in Bolton is a matter for Wigan and Bolton health authority, and the hon. Member may wish to contact the chairman for details of hospital services for the elderly and its plans for the future.