HC Deb 13 July 1936 vol 314 c1684W

asked the Minister of Health what was the number of medical practitioners undertaking National Health Insurance work in this country for 1935; and the total amount paid for such services out of National Health Insurance funds?


The number of medical practitioners under agreement with Insurance Committees in England and Wales in 1935 was 16,552, and the total amount paid to them from National Health Insurance funds in respect of the year was £7,345,338. Up to the 30th June the amount payable was subject to an economy deduction of 5 per cent. of the capitation fees.