HC Deb 22 May 1973 vol 857 cc41-2W
46. Mr. Orbach

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of doctors in the Manchester Regional Hospital Board's service, and in the Stockport and Buxton Hospital Group services; and how many vacancies exist at the present time, in each of the services.

Mr. Alison

The numbers of doctors are 2,110 and 125; the numbers of vacancies, not counting newly authorised consultant posts which have not yet been advertised, are 205 and 9. These figures exclude general practitioners working part-time in hospitals.