Information on the number of general and acute beds is collected annually from each national health service trust and primary care trust. Information is not available for geographical areas.
The average daily number of available general and acute beds, by NHS trust, is shown in the table.
|Name||General and acute (available)||Acute (available)||Geriatric (available)|
|2000–01||Chorley and South Ribble NHS Trust||320||304||16|
|2000–01||Preston Acute Hospitals NHS Trust||709||590||119|
|2001–02||Chorley and South Ribble NHS Trust/Preston Acute Hospitals NHS Trust||1,066||903||163|
|2002–03||Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust||1,073||929||144|
Department of Health form KH03. Published