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Mr. Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many accident and emergency departments in Greater London were not open 24 hours a day on the latest date for which information is available. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: By definition a Type 1 accident and emergency (A&E) department must be open 24 hours a day. All other types of A&E departments need not be open for that period. The opening times of departments are not collected centrally.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) acute and (b) critical care beds were reported in situation reports to his Department as being in use in hospitals in each week since 1 April 2009. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The requested information is contained in the following table. This is a snapshot of the number of beds available at midnight on the Thursday of the week. The availability of beds nationally will vary on an almost constant basis and therefore these figures should not be compared with data on critical care bed availability published in other formats. The data are validated locally but may be subject to revisions.
|Number of acute and critical care beds, available and occupied, England, each week since April 2009|
|Period||Adult critical care beds at midnight on the Thursday of the reporting period||Number of neonatal critical care cots (or beds) at midnight on the Thursday of the reporting period||Number of paediatric critical care beds at midnight on the Thursday of the reporting period||Total number of acute hospital beds at midnight on the Thursday of the reporting period|
|Week ending :||Available||Occupied||Available||Occupied||Available||Occupied||Available||Occupied|
| Note s :|
1. Data within the 'Weekly SitReps' collection are subject to revision. Therefore data may differ from previous submissions.
2. Acute beds collected on the 'Weekly SitReps' collection is a voluntary data item.
3. Data are provided from the start of the financial year, which for SitReps means the first week is week ending 5 April 2009.
Department of Health form-Weekly SitReps
Ann Keen: The National Breastfeeding Helpline was launched in February 2008. Since then, there has been a steady increase in the number of calls received. The total number of calls received between February 2008 and August 2009 is 24,087 as shown in the following table.
|2008-09||Number of calls received|
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