HC Deb 11 November 1966 vol 735 cc372-3W
Mr. Christopher Price

asked the Minister of Health in what ways he is encouraging general practitioners to be associated in the work of the Hospital Service.

Mr. K. Robinson

I am sending my hon. Friend a copy of relevant extracts from the third report of my negotiations with the representatives of the general practitioners.

Mr. Christopher Price

asked the Minister of Health how many general practitioners in the area of each hospital board hold part-time appointments within hospitals.

Mr. K. Robinson

Following is the information:—

Hospital Board
Newcastle Regional 249
United Newcastle 4
Leeds Regional 345
United Leeds 8
Sheffield Regional 331
United Sheffield 3
East Anglian Regional 116
North West Metropolitan Regional 268
North East Metropolitan Regional 167
Southt East Metropolitan Regional 215
South West Metropolitan Regional 260
Oxford Regional 161
South Western Regional 278
United Bristol 12
Welsh Hospital Board 345
United Cardiff 5
Birmingham Regional 528
United Birmingham 41
Manchester Regional 323
United Manchester 9
Liverpool Regional 112
Wessex Regional 200
St. Bartholomew's 8
London 43
Royal Free 47
University College 39
Middlesex 10
Charing Cross 42
St. George's 7
St. Mary's 47
Guy's 1
King's College 28
St. Thomas' 8
Hammersmith 3
Nervous Diseases 3
Royal National Nose and Ear 17
Moorfields 33
Bethlem and Maudsley 1
St. John's for Skin 2

2,194 general practitioners were attending patients in general practitioner hospital units other than maternity units. Information about the distribution of these by hospital board area is not centrally available.