General Practitioner Units (Beds)

Oral Answers to Questions — Hospitals – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st April 1957.

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Photo of Mr Richard Hornby Mr Richard Hornby , Tonbridge 12:00 am, 1st April 1957

asked the Minister of Health how many general hospital beds and maternity beds were available in general practitioner units at the end of 1956; if there were more or less than a year previously; and by how much.

Photo of Mr Dennis Vosper Mr Dennis Vosper , Runcorn

This information is not yet available for 1956. At the end of 1955 the numbers of staffed beds of these kinds in England and Wales were 6,714 and 2,670, respectively, 60 and 190 more than at the end of 1954.