HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 cc1406-7W
Sandra Gidley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what percentage of delayed discharge patients had been waiting over 28 days for a transfer of care as at 1 January in each year since 1997 broken down by local authority in England; [153424]

(2) how many delayed discharge patients were awaiting a domiciliary care package in (a) England and (b) each local authority as at (i) 1 January 2004 and (ii) 1 January 2003. [153425]

Dr. Ladyman

These data are not available centrally. All available information on delayed transfers of care since 1997 is available in the Library. The latest figures for 2003–04, Quarter 3 (December 2003), will be available by the middle of February and will be placed in the Library.

Dr. Murrison

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been paid by each local authority in fines for delayed discharge. [153813]

Dr. Ladyman

I refer the hon. Member to the response given to the lion. Member for West Chelmsford (Mr. Burns) on 5 February 2004,Official Report, column 1064W.

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