HC Deb 09 May 1966 vol 728 c3W
Mr. Ron Lewis

asked the Minister of Health to what extent there is a shortage of medical personnel, and what efforts are being made to arrest this shortage.

Mr. K. Robinson

There is a shortage of doctors in many areas, but the output of the medical schools is rising and is expected to increase steadily in future years; 250 further places are to be provided as a result of building work to be started at existing schools this year and next.

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