Intensive Care

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 31st March 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) intensive care beds, and (2) ventilators, there are in each NHS Trust in England; and what was the comparative figure for March 2019.

Photo of Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many additional intensive care beds they plan to provide to each NHS Trust in England.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Information on numbers of intensive care beds and ventilators is not available in the format requested.

The National Health Service is currently scaling up intensive care beds. NHS England is looking at critical care capacity - including the availability of additional facilities of independent sector providers.

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