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  • Release date: 27 February 2014
  • Period covered: 2012-13
Annual report which provides information on the number of NHS beds at Wales and Local Health Board level.

Note added 27 February 2014 - There have been some amendments to the background information and key quality information since the release was initially published, to reflect developments with data quality work on the derived beds fields. No changes have been made to the data in the release.

Key points

Between 2011-12 and 2012-13

  • The total number of NHS beds (1) fell by 313 (3 per cent) to 11,495.
  • The percentage occupancy increased from 85.2 per cent to 86.3 per cent.

Over the ten years from 2002-03 to 2012-13

  • The total number of NHS beds (1) fell by 2,770 (19 per cent).
  • The percentage occupancy increased from 82.5 per cent to 86.3 per cent.

Note

(1) Average daily available

Contact

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Email: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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