HC Deb 27 July 1998 vol 317 c98W
Mr. Gill

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients died in hospitals, and from what causes, in the latest year for which figures are available. [52248]

Mrs. Liddell

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Chief Executive of the Office for National Statistics. I have asked him to reply.

Letter from Tim Holt to Mr. Christopher Gill, dated 27 July 1998: I have been asked to reply, as Director of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), to your parliamentary question on deaths of patients in hospital. The information requested is published in Table 36 in Mortality Statistics: general 1993, 1994 and 1995 Series DH1 no. 28 (Office for National Statistics, 1997), a copy of which is available in the House of Commons Library.