HC Deb 27 January 1956 vol 548 cc59-60W
Dr. D. Johnson

asked the Minister of Health if he will now state the average length of time that elapsed between the vacancy occurring and the establishment of a successor in the case of single-doctor practices falling vacant during 1954.

Mr. Turton

The average time which elapsed between the date on which such a vacancy was notified to the Medical Practices Committee and the date on which that committee formally authorised the appointment was approximately 11 weeks.

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