§ Mr. Cartwright
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, pursuant to his reply of 24 January, Official Report, c. 298, he will set out the 1981 bed occupancy544W
iii. historic disparities in the overall resources available to authorities which are progressively being reduced.
With regard to differences in staffing levels, we have advised health authorities that there are sufficient suitably qualified doctors to fill additional consultant posts that they may wish to create.
figures for (a) medical and (b) surgical beds in each of the hospitals in the Greenwich health district expressed as a percentage of the beds available.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
The average daily number of beds occupied expressed as a percentage of the average daily number of beds available in the medical and surgical specialties for each hospital in Greenwich health district was as follows in 1981:
Hospital Medical Per cent. Surgical Per cent. Greenwich District 80 71 Brook General 83 82 Memorial — — St. Nicholas' — 60 Goldie Leigh — — British Hospital for Mothers and Babies — — Dreadnought Seamen's 71 71