§ Mr. Jim Lester
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the most recent figures for hospital medical staff per head of population in the Trent region; and how these figures compare with the national average per health district.
§ Dr. Owen
Figures relating to the Trent Region and national averages for health districts are not available. In 1973 the number of whole-time equivalent hospital medical staff per 100,000 population were:
The figures exclude locums and general practitioners working part-time in hospitals.
England and Wales 53.18 Sheffield RHB and United Sheffield Hospitals 40.31