Bed Blocking

Health written question – answered on 6th November 2001.

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Photo of Peter Bottomley Peter Bottomley Conservative, Worthing West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of acute beds are blocked in each acute national health service hospital trust.

Photo of Jacqui Smith Jacqui Smith Minister of State, Department of Health

The information available is shown in the table.

Delayed discharges—first quarter activity
Percentage
Blocked beds health authority Delayed discharge rate(20)
Bradford 1.7
Durham 7.5
East Riding 1.6
Gateshead and South Tyneside 6.4
Leeds 3.9
Newcastle and North Tyneside 3.9
North Cumbria 13.8
Northumberland 2.4
Sunderland 3.7
Tees 5.5
Wakefield 4.5
North Yorkshire 5.6
Calderdale and Kirklees 2.4
Barnsley 1.5
North Derbyshire 1.9
South Derbyshire 0.9
Doncaster 3.0
Leicestershire 2.4
Lincolnshire 2.2
North Nottinghamshire 3.4
Nottingham 2.9
Rotherham 2.9
Sheffield 3.8
South Humber 6.3
Birmingham 14.7
Coventry 5.4
Dudley 8.5
Herefordshire 5.8
Sandwell 4.4
Shropshire 3.2
Solihull 7.0
North Staffordshire 7.7
South Staffordshire 12.4
Walsall 5.9
Warwickshire 5.4
Wolverhampton 4.1
Worcestershire 5.8
South Lancashire 4.2
Liverpool 5.3
Manchester 2.3
Morecambe Bay 8.3
St. Helens and Knowsley 6.8
Salford and Trafford 3.2
Sefton 5.3
Stockport 1.8
West Pennine 3.0
Bury and Rochdale 2.9
North Cheshire 4.6
South Cheshire 4.6
East Lancashire 0.2
North West Lancashire 10.6
Wigan and Bolton
Wirral 2.0
Bedfordshire 3.9
North Essex
South Essex
Suffolk 13.6
Cambridgeshire 5.4
Norfolk 5.5
Hertfordshire
Hillingdon 16.1
Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster
Redbridge and Waltham Forest 10.0
Croydon 5.0
Kingston and Richmond 5.4
Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham 2.1
Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth 3.7
Barking and Havering 9.2
Brent and Harrow 18.2
Camden and Islington 6.8
Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow 7.7
East London and City 2.6
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey 7.4
Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich
Berkshire 13.3
Buckinghamshire 17.4
East Kent 4.8
West Kent 4.3
East Surrey 6.5
West Surrey 12.8
East Sussex, Brighton and Hove
West Sussex 7.8
Northamptonshire 12.3
Oxfordshire 5.4
North and Mid Hampshire 18.6
Southampton and South West Hampshire 14.3
Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and South East 4.8
Hampshire
Somerset 6.5
South and West Devon 5.6
Wiltshire 9.7
Avon 9.5
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly 6.1
Dorset 5.5
North and East Devon 9.3
Gloucestershire 9.0

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