§ Mr. WORTHINGTON EVANS
asked the President of the Local Government Board if he will state the names and locations of the twenty-two sanatoria the work on which has been completed, and state in the case of any which are not new buildings what they were used for before the National Insurance Act; and how many additional beds have been made available in each of them by means of the money Grants out of the £1,500,000 provided for by the Finance Act, 1912?
§ Mr. HERBERT SAMUEL
The particulars desired by the hon. Member will be found in the following statement. In addition to the cases mentioned, several others are due for completion within the next few weeks, namely, the Walton Sanatorium, Chesterfield, the Lincoln Hospital Phthisis Pavilion, the Heath Charnock Sanatorium, Chorley, and the new pavilions at the Newtown Isolation Hospital, Worcester. Beds also have been provided and are in use at the Holywood Hall Sanatorium, Durham (twenty-six beds), the Mowsley Sanatorium, Leicester (thirty beds), and at the Hawkmoor Sanatorium, Devon (forty beds), but the main buildings at these sanatoria have not yet been erected.1579W
STATEMENT—(cont.). Authority. Sanatorium. Total Beds Available. Remarks. Bolton Town Council Borough Hospital, Bolton 24 New pavilion erected. Burton-on-Trent Town Council Isolation Hospital, Burton-on-Trent 22 Extension of the hospital completed. Derby Town Council Borough Sanatorium, Derby 56 28 additional beds have been provided. Devon County Council Ivy Bank, Exeter 20 Property purchased by the Council. The premises are used as a dispensary, and in addition two pavilions have been erected providing hospital accommodation for 20 patients Durham County Council Hebburn Hospital 16 This building, formerly a small-pox hospital, has been leased to the County Council for 20 years. Alterations and additions have been carried out, and further extensions are under consideration. Eastbourne Town Council Tuberculosis Hospital, Eastbourne 24 A site was purchased and buildings have been erected. Essex County Council Chingford Isolation Hospital 14 New pavilion erected. Essex County Council Romford Isolation Hospital 8 New pavilion erected. Halifax Town Council Green Lane Hall, Shelf. 42 The Green Lane Hall Estate was purchased, and new buildings have been erected. Liverpool Invalid Children's Association Leasowe, Cheshire 104 It is proposed to provide 192 beds ultimately in this Institution, part of which has recently been built. London County Council and Metropolitan Asylums Board DownsSanatorium, Sutton 350 Previously used by the Metropolitan Asylums Board for the treatment of children suffering from ringworm and for convalescent children. The necessary structural alterations to adapt it for the treatment of tuberculosis have been carried out. Manchester Town Council Abergele Sanatorium 46 Purchased from the Guardians of the Poor of the Township of South Manchester. Middlesex County Council Old Cottage Hospital, Hounslow 17 Premises purchased and alterations made. The premises are also used for dispensary purposes. St. Helens Town Council Eccleston Hall 58 The Eccleston Hall Estate was purchased. New buildings have been erected and the existing buildings adapted for the purpose of the treatment of tuberculosis. Somerset County Council Shepton Mallet Sanatorium 20 A pavilion and shelters have been erected. Stoke-on-Trent Town Council Stanfield Hospital 54 This hospital, formerly used for the treatment of infectious disease, has been appropriated for cases of tuberculosis, and 54 beds are now available for this purpose. Wigan Town Council Pemberton Sanatorium, Wigan 21 This hospital was formerly used for the treatment of infectious disease. Additional buildings providing accommodation for 10 patients have been erected. York Town Council Isolation Hospital, Yearsley Bridge, York 22 New open-air wards have been erected.