Indicator full name: Acute care hospital beds, medical group of specialties
Unit: number of beds
- Country (COUNTRY)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Sex (SEX)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1980—2009
Last updated: 22 September 2016
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- San Marino
- United Kingdom
- Commonwealth of Independent States
- Central Asian Republics Information Network members (CARINFONET)
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E992765.T
Medical group of specialties includes clinical specialties like Internal medicine, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Ophtalmology, Oto-rhino-laringology, Radiology, Urology, Infectious diseases. This group includes most of clinical specialties excluding Surgery, Gynaecology & obstetrics, Paediatrics and Psychiatry._
also indicator 992760,
Facilities Organisation (DGI).
Intensive care beds and were therefore not included in this indicator. From 2006 and onwards
cardiology beds are not included.
Affairs, of Transport, of Justice and of Education).
Source: Institute of Health Information and Statistics of CR (IHIS CR).
The medical group of specialties includes: internal medicine, geriatrics, heoathology, haemathology,
infectious diseases, cardiology, allergic diseases, endocrinology, gastroenterology, diseases of the
lungs, nefrology, rheumatology, dermato-venerology, neorology, oncology and working medicine.
gynaecology and obstetrics, paediatrics and psychiatry.
Source: Federal Statistical Office, Hospital statistics - basic data
paedo-psychiatric, psychiatyric, psycho geriatrics.
Data refer to beds available on 31 December.
and Children. Up to and including 1996 figures refer to beds, excluding day beds, in publicly funded
acute hospitals where the average length of stay in 18 days or less. From 1997 figures refer to beds
in Health Service Executive network hospitals only. Geriatric beds in public acute hospitals are
included. Beds in private hospitals are not included.
Neurology, Oncology, Dermatology and V.D., Bone marrow transplant, Not specified, Cardiac intensive
care, Respiratory intensive care, Ophthalmology, Ear-Nose-Throat and Urology. Source: Department of
Health Information, Ministry of Health
including private hospitals not accredited by the National Health Service (see indicator 992760).
oncolocy, rheumatology, neurology, opthalmology, oto-rhino-laringology, urology, infectious
diseases, blood diseases, geriatrics, skin diseases, other medical departments.
specialization for obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics group of specialization, psychiatric
group of specializaiton, specialization in long-term care and specialization physiatrics, balneology
and curative rehabilitation.
gastroenterology, pulmonology, oncology, rheumatology, neurology, nephrology, endocrinology,
hematology and rehabilitation. Number of available general hospitals plus other available hospitals
with average length of stay of 30 or less days. Source to 1996: National Statistics Institute and
Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs. Statistics on Health Establishments Providing Inpatient
Care. Source from 1996:Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs (www.msc.es/)
Oncology, Urology)in public hospitals under Ministry of Health at the end of the year.
For statistical reports, beds for urological and oncological patients are included in the surgical
group. Beds for oto-rinolaringological and opthalmological patients are distinguished as a separate
group, which covers both beds for therapeutic and surgical patients.
Source: Centre of Health Statistics, Ministry of Health.