Select Committee on Health Memoranda


MEMORANDUM

Memorandum by the Department of Health

Table 4.13.1

AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR, NHS TRUSTS IN ENGLAND

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
297
128
53
181
67
33
16
2
1993-94
219
110
37
147
44
16
13
5
1994-95
212
108
37
145
42
13
12
6
1995-96
206
108
34
143
39
13
11
7
1996-97
199
109
32
141
38
10
11
7
1997-98
194
108
30
138
37
8
11
8
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.2
-1.7
-5.5
-2.7
-5.9
-13.1
-3.8
14.2
1996-97 to 1997-98
-2.6
-1.0
-4.4
-1.8
-2.8
-15.4
-2.0
11.4
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
162
86
28
114
33
9
7
6
1997-98
157
85
26
111
32
7
7
6
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-3.2
-1.1
-5.7
-2.2
-3.3
-15.7
-4.5
10.9
Occupancy (%)1996-97
81.3
79.9
87.4
80.8
86.9
88.4
62.5
81.6
1997-98
80.9
78.9
86.2
80.5
86.5
88.1
60.9
81.1
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-88
22.8
40.9
7.4
31.0
3.2
1.3
57.2
.
1993-94
33.7
50.8
14.8
41.6
5.4
3.3
77.5
.
1994-95
35.3
52.4
14.9
42.9
5.7
3.9
81.4
.
1995-96
37.3
53.4
16.2
44.5
6.1
4.4
92.7
.
1996-97
39.2
53.7
17.2
45.5
6.3
5.7
100.7
.
1997-98
40.8
55.6
17.3
47.2
6.4
7.0
101.7
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
6.0
3.1
8.9
4.3
7.2
18.2
5.9
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
4.1
3.4
0.7
3.7
1.0
21.2
0.9
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number of days in the year.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable and `..' denotes not available.
6. Source: KH03 and KP70.


Table 4.13.1

AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR, NHS TRUSTS IN NORTHERN & YORKSHIRE REGIONAL OFFICE AREA

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
44
19
8
27
10
5
2
..
1993-94
33
16
6
22
6
2
2
1
1994-95
31
16
5
21
6
2
2
1
1995-96
29
16
5
20
6
2
2
1
1996-97
29
15
5
20
6
1
2
1
1997-98
28
15
4
20
5
1
1
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.4
-2.0
-5.6
-3.0
-6.5
-11.3
-4.3
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-2.3
-0.7
-3.2
-1.2
-5.9
-2.1
-3.0
1.3
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
22
12
4
15
5
1
1
1
1997-98
22
12
4
15
5
1
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-1.6
0.0
-5.4
-1.4
-2.4
1.2
-4.9
-2.4
Occupancy (%)1996-97
78.2
74.9
86.2
77.6
84.5
85.5
56.9
76.2
1997-98
78.8
75.4
84.3
77.4
87.6
88.5
55.8
73.4
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-88
22.7
40.7
8.5
31.1
3.1
1.2
56.9
.
1993-94
32.0
48.6
14.5
39.8
5.1
3.0
63.8
.
1994-95
33.8
51.6
14.9
42.4
5.2
2.8
69.4
.
1995-96
36.5
53.1
16.5
44.3
5.8
3.0
82.9
.
1996-97
38.2
54.5
17.2
45.9
5.8
3.3
89.5
.
1997-98
39.3
55.2
17.7
46.7
6.2
4.0
91.8
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
5.6
3.1
7.6
4.2
7.1
12.7
4.9
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
2.9
1.4
3.1
1.9
5.9
19.7
2.6
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number of days in the year.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable and `..' denotes not available.
6. Source: KH03 and KP70.


Table 4.13.1

AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN TRENT REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
29
13
6
18
6
3
2
..
1993-94
22
11
4
15
4
1
1
1
1994-95
21
11
4
15
4
1
1
1
1995-96
21
11
3
14
4
1
1
1
1996-97
20
12
3
14
4
1
1
1
1997-98
20
12
3
14
4
1
1
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-3.9
-0.7
-7.5
-2.4
-4.9
-14.6
-4.7
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-1.0
0.6
-6.2
-0.7
-1.0
-8.1
0.1
8.5
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
16
9
2
11
3
1
1
1
1997-98
16
9
2
11
3
1
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-0.8
1.5
-4.9
0.1
-2.2
-5.1
-5.5
17.8
Occupancy (%) 1996-97
78.6
74.7
85.4
76.7
87.2
85.3
67.0
70.9
1997-98
78.7
75.4
86.6
77.4
86.2
88.1
63.3
77.0
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-88
20.9
37.8
6.2
28.1
2.6
1.9
50.2
.
1993-94
34.9
50.9
16.4
42.4
5.2
5.8
75.8
.
1994-95
37.5
53.9
16.6
44.9
5.6
8.1
81.5
.
1995-96
39.5
56.4
17.5
47.6
6.4
7.3
89.4
.
1996-97
41.7
55.4
18.3
48.3
6.4
12.7
102.8
.
1997-98
43.0
57.5
15.8
50.0
6.5
13.7
100.9
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
7.5
4.3
9.9
5.9
9.7
22.0
7.2
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
3.2
3.9
-13.5
3.5
2.1
8.3
-1.9
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number of days in the year. The return was revised in 1996-97 to specifically include the separate collection of beds in paediatric intensive care wards, and NHS managed beds in residential care. Several 2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies) 4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable and `..' denotes not available.
6. Source: KH03 and KP70.


Table 4.13.1

AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN WEST MIDLANDS REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
30
13
6
19
6
3
2
..
1993-94
22
11
4
15
4
2
1
1
1994-95
21
11
4
15
4
1
1
1
1995-96
21
11
3
15
4
1
1
1
1996-97
20
11
3
15
3
1
1
1
1997-98
20
11
3
14
3
1
1
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.3
-1.5
-6.8
-2.9
-6.5
-10.7
-4.7
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-3.3
-0.4
-6.0
-1.6
-6.8
-7.7
-9.4
72.0
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
17
10
3
12
3
1
1
1
1997-98
16
9
3
12
3
1
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-4.8
-2.9
-6.4
-3.7
-6.7
-11.9
-7.4
64.4
Occupancy (%)1996-97
83.6
84.2
87.5
84.9
84.7
83.6
64.6
83.8
1997-98
82.3
82.1
87.1
83.1
84.8
79.8
66.0
80.2
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-88
24.5
43.6
6.4
31.9
3.3
2.4
57.5
.
1993-94
36.5
53.7
11.9
43.2
5.9
5.2
81.1
.
1994-95
38.7
56.6
10.9
45.1
6.3
3.7
90.3
.
1995-96
40.4
55.6
12.6
45.6
6.9
7.0
109.7
.
1996-97
42.2
56.7
14.7
47.6
6.9
8.1
109.3
.
1997-98
44.1
58.3
13.8
49.1
7.3
9.2
118.6
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
6.1
3.0
8.0
4.4
8.2
14.2
7.5
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
4.4
2.9
-6.2
3.2
4.5
13.3
8.6
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable and `..' denotes not available.
6. Source: KH03 and KP70.


Table 4.13.1

AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN NORTH WEST REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
45
19
8
27
11
4
2
..
1993-94
33
17
5
22
6
2
2
1
1994-95
31
17
5
22
6
2
2
1
1995-96
30
17
4
21
6
1
2
1
1996-97
29
17
4
21
5
1
2
1
1997-98
28
17
4
21
5
1
2
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.6
-1.2
-7.7
-2.8
-7.2
-17.4
-3.9
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-2.6
1.3
-11.8
-1.4
-2.7
-30.4
-3.0
-0.3
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
23
13
4
17
4
1
1
1
1997-98
22
13
3
17
4
1
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-2.9
2.0
-10.7
-0.8
-4.9
-35.6
-3.4
-2.0
Occupancy (%)1996-97
80.4
78.7
88.7
80.7
84.8
86.0
59.4
84.9
1997-98
80.1
79.2
89.8
81.1
82.9
79.6
59.2
83.4
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-88
23.3
41.7
8.1
31.5
3.2
0.7
58.1
.
1993-94
35.3
51.4
17.2
43.1
5.7
1.8
77.1
.
1994-95
37.2
52.9
18.0
44.7
6.2
2.2
79.9
.
1995-96
39.4
53.4
21.1
46.7
6.2
2.3
87.3
.
1996-97
42.4
54.9
21.4
48.2
6.8
3.4
102.0
.
1997-98
44.0
55.9
22.8
49.9
6.5
4.8
100.9
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
6.6
3.0
10.9
4.7
7.4
20.6
5.7
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
3.8
1.7
6.9
3.6
-4.9
43.1
-1.0
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable and `..' denotes not available.
6. Source: KH03 and KP70.

Table 4.13.1

AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN EASTERN REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
28
10
5
16
6
6
1
..
1993-94
21
9
4
13
4
3
1
0
1994-95
21
9
4
14
4
2
1
0
1995-96
20
9
4
13
4
2
1
0
1996-97
20
9
4
13
4
2
1
1
1997-98
19
9
4
13
3
1
1
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.1
-1.6
-3.1
-2.1
-4.6
-13.3
-2.6
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-5.1
-5.1
-3.3
-4.6
-3.6
-16.5
0.4
1.9
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
16
7
3
11
3
2
1
0
1997-98
15
7
3
10
3
1
1
0
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-5.6
-5.0
-4.0
-4.7
-3.5
-15.8
-7.5
-0.9
Occupancy (%)1996-97
82.4
77.4
88.4
80.7
90.7
93.1
60.8
90.0
1997-98
82.0
77.5
87.7
80.5
90.7
93.8
56.0
87.5
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-886
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
.
1993-94
30.6
54.2
14.2
40.8
5.0
1.3
72.8
.
1994-95
32.3
54.6
14.6
41.5
5.5
1.1
74.2
.
1995-96
34.7
55.0
16.3
42.7
5.6
2.6
86.2
.
1996-97
36.9
55.4
18.7
44.6
6.0
2.7
95.5
.
1997-98
39.8
60.3
19.7
48.2
6.0
3.6
94.1
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
7.9
8.9
5.3
8.1
0.5
36.7
-1.4
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable, `..' denotes not available and `0' denotes less than 500.
6. Source data for 1987-88 cannot be aggregated to 1998-99 Regional Office structure.
7. Source: KH03 and KP70.



Table 4.13.1
AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN LONDON REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
49
23
7
31
13
3
3
..
1993-94
35
18
5
23
8
1
2
1
1994-95
33
17
6
22
8
0
2
1
1995-96
33
17
5
22
7
1
2
1
1996-97
32
17
5
22
7
1
2
1
1997-98
31
17
5
22
7
1
2
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.5
-3.3
-4.4
-3.5
-5.8
-14.8
-3.4
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-1.7
-3.3
-1.6
-2.9
1.6
-1.2
-1.0
5.5
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
27
14
4
19
7
1
1
1
1997-98
26
14
4
18
6
0
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-3.6
-4.1
-4.7
-4.2
-2.1
-3.5
-1.3
3.4
Occupancy (%)1996-97
84.9
83.1
88.6
84.3
91.0
89.0
66.6
87.3
1997-98
83.3
82.4
85.8
83.1
87.7
86.9
66.4
85.7
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-886
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
.
1993-94
32.0
47.4
13.9
39.7
4.6
1.9
86.1
.
1994-95
33.4
49.0
13.4
40.2
4.5
6.2
88.4
.
1995-96
34.7
49.5
13.9
40.9
5.0
2.3
102.4
.
1996-97
35.5
47.5
14.5
40.3
5.4
4.9
105.5
.
1997-98
36.1
49.3
14.6
41.7
5.5
5.0
102.1
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
1.6
3.9
1.2
3.5
2.2
1.2
-3.2
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable, `..' denotes not available and `0' denotes less than 500.
6. Source data for 1987-88 cannot be aggregated to 1998-99 Regional Office structure.
7. Source: KH03 and KP70.


 Table 4.13.1

 AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN SOUTH EAST REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-88
43
18
7
25
9
6
2
..
1993-94
33
16
5
21
6
4
2
1
1994-95
32
16
5
21
6
3
2
1
1995-96
32
16
5
21
6
3
2
1
1996-97
29
16
5
20
5
2
2
1
1997-98
29
16
5
20
5
2
2
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-4.1
-1.5
-4.5
-2.3
-5.8
-13.2
-3.7
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-3.2
-0.1
-3.2
-0.8
-1.7
-30.0
-2.2
7.2
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
24
12
4
17
4
2
1
1
1997-98
23
12
4
16
4
1
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-3.8
-0.3
-6.3
-1.8
0.3
-28.7
-6.1
11.6
Occupancy (%)1996-97
82.3
80.1
88.8
82.2
85.4
88.4
65.6
79.8
1997-98
81.8
80.0
85.9
81.3
87.1
90.0
63.0
83.1
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-88 (6)
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
.
1993-94
33.6
52.3
15.3
43.3
5.7
2.2
85.6
.
1994-95
34.7
52.2
15.5
43.1
6.3
2.5
86.6
.
1995-96
36.6
53.8
16.4
44.7
6.5
3.1
92.8
.
1996-97
39.3
55.2
17.6
46.3
6.8
4.1
102.3
.
1997-98
41.4
56.2
18.8
47.5
6.7
5.6
108.7
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
5.3
1.7
6.4
2.6
-1.1
37.6
6.2
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. `.' denotes not applicable and `..' denotes not available.
6. Source data for 1987-88 cannot be aggregated to 1998-99 Regional Office structure.
7. Source: KH03 and KP70.


 Table 4.13.1

 AVERAGE DAILY NUMBER OF AVAILABLE AND OCCUPIED BEDS (1) AND THROUGHPUT (2), BY SECTOR; NHS TRUSTS IN SOUTH WEST REGIONAL OFFICE

Bed days—thousands

Year
All Specialities
Acute
Geriatric
General & acute (3)
Mental Illness
Learning Disability (1)
Maternity
Day only

NUMBER OF AVAILABLE BEDS (1)
1987-882812 5186 31..
1993-94
21
11
4
15
4
1
1
0
1994-95
21
11
4
15
4
1
1
1
1995-96
21
11
4
15
4
1
1
1
1996-97
20
11
3
15
4
1
1
1
1997-98
20
11
3
15
3
1
1
1
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
-3.3
-0.8
-4.8
-1.9
-4.8
-11.2
-3.3
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
-2.1
-1.2
-1.1
-1.2
-5.2
-9.9
3.9
13.1
OCCUPIED BEDS (1,4) 1996-97
16
9
3
12
3
1
1
1
1997-98
16
9
3
11
3
1
1
1
Annual change (%)1996-97 to 1997-98
-2.7
-0.3
-1.9
-0.7
-7.4
-11.9
-0.8
13.8
Occupancy (%)1996-97
79.7
77.1
83.7
78.6
86.0
93.1
58.2
79.2
1997-98
79.2
77.9
83.0
79.0
84.1
91.0
55.5
79.6
THROUGHPUT (2) 1987-886
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
.
1993-94
35.3
50.8
14.3
41.2
6.9
11.2
76.8
.
1994-95
35.7
51.0
14.7
41.7
6.7
12.7
79.9
.
1995-96
37.7
52.8
14.9
43.7
7.3
11.7
91.5
.
1996-97
38.5
52.4
15.0
43.9
7.4
12.1
97.8
.
1997-98
40.4
55.3
14.0
46.0
7.6
13.4
96.0
.
Average annual change (%)1987-88 to 1997-98
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
1996-97 to 1997-98
5.1
5.5
- 6.4
4.6
2.0
10.4
-1.9
.

Footnotes:
1. Number of bed days in the year divided by the number.
2. Number of finished consultant episodes for ordinary admissions per available bed. Figures exclude well babies.
3. General and acute is defined as acute plus geriatric (excluding well babies).
4. 1996-97 is the first year for the collection of Bed Occupancy figures.
5. "." denotes not applicable, ".." denotes not available and "0" denotes less than 500.
6. Source data for 1987-88 cannot be aggregated to 1998-99 Regional Office structure.
7. Source: KH03 and KP70.





 
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