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NHS beds

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  • Release date: 21 September 2017
  • Period covered: 2016-17
Annual report which provides information on the number of NHS beds at Wales and Local Health Board level.

Key points

  • The average daily available NHS beds in 2016-17 was 10,857.
  • Between 2015-16 and 2016-17, the total fell by 78 (0.7%) and since 1996-97, the total has fallen by 4,726 (30.3%).
  • The percentage occupancy in 2016-17 was 87.4%.
  • Between 2015-16 and 2016-17, the percentage occupancy increased by 0.5 percentage points from 86.9% and since 1996-97, the percentage occupancy increased by 9.1 percentage points from 78.3%.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 035 3642
Email: stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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