Department of the Legislative Assembly

Northern Territory Health - Bed Numbers RDH

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


12/04/2006

247. Northern Territory Health - Bed Numbers RDH

Dr Lim to for Minister for Health

QUESTION

1. Did the Minister for Health at Question Time on 29 March 2006, advise that the Northern Territory Government had increased bed numbers by 52 at Royal Darwin Hospital.
    2. Are the 52 new beds at the Royal Darwin Hospital; if so list the number of beds and to which wards new beds were allocated; and if not list the number of new beds allocated to which hospital/hospitals and which wards they were allocated to at these hospitals.

    ANSWER


    Answered on 08/06/2006

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    1. At Question Time on 29 March 2006, the Minister for Health did advise that the Northern Territory Government had increased beds by 52 at Royal Darwin Hospital.

    2. The additional 52 beds at Royal Darwin Hospital comprise of:

    HospitalWardAdditional beds since 2001
    Royal Darwin HospitalEmergency Department Short Stay Unit
    10
    High Dependency Unit
    10
    Intensive Care Unit
    3
    Coronary Care Unit
    6
    Flexible Ward Beds
    11
    Palliative Care Hospice
    12
    Total Royal Darwin Hospital
    52
    Last updated: 04 Aug 2016