HC Deb 12 December 1955 vol 547 cc127-8W
72. Dr. D. Johnson

asked the Minister of Health the number of single doctor practices that fell vacant during 1954; in how many of these was a successor established on the same basis; and what was approximately the average number of weeks that elapsed between the vacancy occurring and the establishment of a successor.

Miss Hornsby-Smith

Two hundred and thirty single practices fell vacant during 1954 and 134 of these were filled on the same basis. The information required to answer the last part of the Question is being obtained and will be sent to the hon. Member as soon as possible.

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