§ Mr. John Patten
Information is not available centrally in the exact form requested. The available information is given in the table:
Speciality Percentage of occupied beds in National Health Hospitals in England used by patients aged 65 and over in 1981 General Medicine *56.3 Traumatic and Orthopaedic *48.5 Mental illness and mental handicap †39.8 Notes: * estimated average during the year 1981. † based on the number of resident patients on 31 December 1981.