§ Mrs. Ann Winterton
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the number of places currently available for in-patient treatment for drug addiction in each county in England. 
§ Ms Stuart
The information requested is not collected centrally. The number of hospital admissions in 1998–99 of National Health Service and private patients for diagnoses relating to drug misuse are shown in the table, by health authority of treatment. The data do not include treatment in private hospitals.
Number of drug addiction related admissions to NHS hospitals of NHS and private patients by health authority of treatment, England 1998–99 Health authority Number of admissions England 9,282 QA2 Hillingdon 43 QA3 Kensington Chelsea and Westminster 134 QA4 Enfield and Haringey 60 QA5 Redbridge and Waltham Forest 80 QA6 Bedfordshire 40
Number of drug addiction related admissions to NHS hospitals of NHS and private patients by health authority of treatment, England 1998–99 Health authority Number of admissions QA7 Berkshire 42 QA8 Buckinghamshire 39 QA9 Cambridge and Huntingdon 187 QAA Bexley and Greenwich 55 QAC Bromley 455 QAD Croydon 4 QAE East Kent 44 QAF West Kent 116 QAG Kingston and Richmond 28 QAH Lambeth Southwark and Lewisham 45 QAJ Merton Sutton and Wandsworth 211 QAK East Surrey 29 QAL West Surrey 138 QAM East Sussex Brighton and Hove 150 QAN West Sussex 11 QAP Barking and Havering 29 QAQ Barnet 1 QAR Brent and Harrow 55 QAT Camden and Islington 132 QAV Ealing Hammersmith and Hounslow 175 QAW East London and The City 94 QAX North Essex 90 QAY South Essex 126 QC1 South Lancashire 57 QC2 Liverpool 316 QC3 Manchester 103 QC4 Morecambe Bay 55 QC5 St. Helens and Knowsley 51 QC6 Salford and Trafford 467 QC7 Sefton 73 QC8 Stockport 17 QC9 West Pennine 134 QCA East Norfolk 97 QCC Northamptonshire 33 QCD North West Anglia 36 QCE Oxfordshire 83 QCF Suffolk 53 QCG Barnsley 253 QCH North Derbyshire 24 QCJ South Derbyshire 49 QCK Doncaster 63 QCL Leicestershire 127 QCM Lincolnshire 142 QCN North Nottingamshire 45 QCP Nottingham 253 QCQ Rotherham 118 QCR Sheffield 168 QCT Bury and Rochdale 61 QCV North Cheshire 73 QCW South Cheshire 92 QCX East Lancashire 81 QCY North West Lancashire 68 QD1 North and Mid Hampshire 38 QD2 Portsmouth and South East Hampshire 304 QD3 Southampton and South West Hampshire 44 QD4 Isle of Wight 33 QD5 Somerset 67 QD6 South and West Devon 97 QD7 Wiltshire 76 QD8 Avon 112 QD9 Birmingham 85 QDA Wigan and Bolton 111 QDC Wirral 150 QDD Bradford 51 QDE County Durham 96 QDF East Riding 37 QDG Gateshead and South Tyneside 49 QDH Leeds 68
Number of drug addiction related admissions to NHS hospitals of NHS and private patients by health authority of treatment, England 1998–99 Health authority Number of admissions QDJ Newcastle and North Tyneside 110 QDK North Cumbria 48 QDL South Humber 46 QDM Northumberland 53 QDN Sunderland 59 QDP Tees 222 QDQ Wakefield 61 QDR North Yorkshire 43 QDT Calderdale and Kirlees 70 QDV Cornwall and Isles of Scilly 61 QDW Dorset 186 QDX North and East Devon 97 QDY Gloucestershire 122 QEA Coventry 86 QEC Dudley 59 QED Herefordshire 3 QEE Sandwell 2 QEF Shropshire 155 QEG Solihull 11 QEH North Staffordshire 139 QEJ South Staffordshire 174 QEK Walsall 43 QEL Warwickshire 60 QEM Wolverhampton 36 QEN Worcestershire 47 QEP East and North Hertfordshire 26 QEQ West Hertfordshire 40
1. The data relate to admissions where the primary condition is shown as belonging to one of the following International Classification Diseases (ICD revision 10) diseases—Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of: opioids (F11); cannabinoids (F12), sedatives or hypnotics (F13); cocaine (F14); other stimulants, including caffeine (F15); hallucinogens (F16); volatile solvents (F18); multiple drug use and use of other psychoactive substances (F 19).
2. Data in this table are grossed for both coverage and unknown/ invalid clinical data.