HC Deb 02 June 1997 vol 295 cc70-1W
Mr. Forth

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the average cost of NHS treatment per patient in Scotland. [650]

Mr. Galbraith

The average cost of acute hospital treatment per patient in the Scottish Health Service in 1996–97 was £850 for an inpatient and day case and £150 for an outpatient.