HC Deb 01 July 1968 vol 767 cc184-5W
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.

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.