HC Deb 21 February 1966 vol 725 c15W
Mr. Gregory

asked the Minister of Health if he will give figures relating to the staffing situation at hospitals in the Stockport area for consultant, medical, nursing and other staffs; and how these compare with the rest of the Manchester Regional Board.

Mr. K. Robinson

Figures of staff in post on the latest dates for which information is available are given in the following table:

Manchester regional totals at 1st April, 1965 Stockport and Buxton H.M.C. at January, 1966 Percentage of Regional Total
Consultants 468 28½ 6.1
Other Medical Staff 943 54½ 5.8
Nursing Staff 18,979 1,024 5.4
Other Staff 21,044 1,181 5.6
Figures are of whole-time equivalents.

The Hospital Management Committee had on 31st December, 1964, 4.8 per cent. of the staffed available beds in the region.