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Hospital Beds

Health written question – answered on 3rd February 2011.

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Photo of Anne Marie Morris Anne Marie Morris Conservative, Newton Abbot

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of patients medically fit for discharge who remained in hospital in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Paul Burstow Paul Burstow The Minister of State, Department of Health

The most recent estimate of the cost of an excess bed-day in an English hospital in 2009-10 is about £250.

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