§ Dr. David Owen
asked the Minister of Health what are the present number of consultant psychiatrists and whole-time equivalents as against consultant and whole-time equivalents in general medicine for England and Wales; and what are the numbers for senior house officers and registrars in psychiatry as compared with general medicine.185W
§ Mr. K. Robinson
Numbers and whole-time equivalents (W.T.E.) in England and Wales on 30th September,
Consultant Registrar S.H.O. Specialty No✶ W.T.E. No✶ W.T.E. No✶ W.T.E. Psychiatry† … 1,019 877.1 463 452.9 172 166.9 General Medicine … 873 672.8 630 612.6 507 501.1
✶ Locums are excluded.
† Comprises mental subnormality and severe subnormality, mental illness and mental illness in children.