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Hospitals (North-East)

Health written question – answered on 29th June 2005.

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Photo of John Cummings John Cummings Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cleaners in (a) Sunderland Royal Hospital, (b) Hartlepool University Hospital and (c) Durham University Hospital are employed by (i) the NHS and (ii) private contractors.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (Care Services)

Information is not gathered centrally on the number of cleaners employed by private contractors. The table shows the available data for the trusts concerned.

National health service hospital and community health services: Hotel, property and estates support workers in specified trusts as at 30 September 2004
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust RLN 393
County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals NHS Trust RXP 356
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust RVW 303
Tees and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust RVX 44


Hotel, property and estates support workers include maintenance and works staff working in areas such as laundry, catering, domestic services and gardens.


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