Dáil Éireann - Volume 451 - 05 April, 1995
Written Answers. - Health Board Area Statistics.
Ms Shortall Ms Shortall
75. Ms Shortall asked the Minister for Health the population, number of acute hospital beds and number of long-stay beds in each of the eight health board areas. [7046/95]
Minister for Health (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East) Michael Noonan
Minister for Health (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East): The current position in relation to the information requested by the Deputy is set out in the table below. Acute beds refer to beds designated as such in publicly-funded acute hospitals. Long-stay beds include long-stay accommodation in acute hospitals as well as in health board geriatric hospitals and welfare homes, voluntary nursing homes and private nursing homes.
Number of Persons, Acute and Long-Stay Beds by Health Board Area.
*Source: Census of Population 1991, Central Statistics Office.
Dáil Éireann 451 Written Answers. Health Board Area Statistics.