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NHS beds

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  • Release date: 4 October 2016
  • Period covered: 2015-16
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 2015-16 was 10,935.
  • Between 2014-15 and 2015-16, the total fell by 127 (1.1%) and since 1996-97, the total has fallen by 4,648 (29.8%). 
  • The percentage occupancy in 2015-16 was 86.9%.
  • Between 2014-15 and 2015-16, the percentage occupancy increased by 0.2 percentage points from 86.7% and since 1996-97, the percentage occupancy increased by 8.6 percentage points from 78.3%.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 5741
Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
TEl: 029 2089 8099

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