HC Deb 31 March 1958 vol 585 c90W
Mr. Hastings

asked the Minister of Health how many chiropodists are employed full time in the National Health Service by hospital management committees and local authorities, respectively; and how many are employed on a sessional basis by each of these authorities.

Mr. Walker-Smith

On 31st December, 1956, in England and Wales there were 25 chiropodists employed full-time by hospital management committees and 38 student chiropodists who were taking part in the work of their hospitals, but information is not available as to the number employed on a sessional basis. The number of chiropodists at present employed full-time by local health authorities in England and Wales is 64. and on a sessional basis 19.