HC Deb 19 November 1969 vol 791 c303W
40. Mr. Wright

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many doctors are in general practice in Scotland; how many obtained their qualifications in England and in other countries, respectively; and how these figures compare with those of 1963, 1965, and 1967.

Mr. Milian

At 1st October, 1969, 2,680 doctors—excluding trainee practitioners—were providng general medical services under the National Health Service in Scotland. This compares with 2,811 in 1963, 2,728 in 1965 and 2,678 in 1967. Information about the countries in which these practitioners obtained their medical qualifications is not readily available.

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