HC Deb 22 July 1957 vol 574 cc3-4W
58. Mr. Awbery

asked the Minister of Health how many doctors have more than 2,000 patients on their lists; how many have more than 3,000; and what is the average at the present time.

Mr. Vaughan-Morgan

I regret that information is not available exactly in the form requested. On 1st July, 1956, the number of general medical practitioners with lists of over 1,500 was 13,582, while 8,364 had over 2,500 patients and 2,979 had over 3,500; at the same date the average list was 2,272.