§ 102. Mr. Simmons
asked the Minister of Health what emoluments or perquisites doctors are entitled to receive from National Health patients as supplementation to their recently-increased State remuneration.
§ Mr. Iain MacLeod
The circumstances in which general practitioners may accept fees from patients on their National Health Service lists for medical treatment are set out in paragraph 10 of the First Schedule to the National Health Service (General Medical and Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations, 1948. I am sending the hon. Member a copy of the Regulations.
§ 104. Mr. Hastings
asked the Minister of Health the numbers of general medical practitioners in the National Health Service who have under 1,000, 1,000 to 1,500, 1,500 to 2,000, 2,000 to 3,000 and over 3,000 patients on their lists; and the numbers in each of these groups who have additional patients on their lists in respect of assistants employed by them.
§ Mr. lain MacLeod
At 1st January, 1950, the numbers (excluding limited lists) were as followsLists of under 1,000 patients—2,400 doctors.Lists of 1,000 to 1,500 patients—1,613 doctors.Lists of 1,500 to 2,000 patients—1,936 doctors.Lists of 2,000 to 3,000 patients—4,059 doctors.Lists of over 3,000 patients—5,916 doctors.
The information asked for in the second part of the Question is not available.148W