HC Deb 20 April 1953 vol 514 c38W
Mr. Hastings

asked the Minister of Health how many health visitors per 10,000 of the population are employed in England and Wales; which are the highest and lowest ratios; and in which county or county borough these are found.

Miss Hornsby-Smith

On 31st December, 1951, the number of health visitors employed by local health authorities (counting two part-time as roughly equal to one whole-time) was 0.9 per 10,000 of the population. The highest and lowest ratios were 3.5 in the County of Radnor and 0.16 in the Soke of Peterborough.