HC Deb 21 July 1975 vol 896 cc93-4W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether she is satisfied with the doctor-patient ratio in Leek parliamentary constituencly; if she is satisfied that the emergency doctor service in that area is working satisfactorily; and if she will make a statement.

Dr. Owen

The average list size in the hon. Member's constituency is 2,266 compared with the national average of 2,384. There is no commercial deputising service operating within the present boundaries of this constituency; the doctors provide their own-of-hours cover. The family practitioner committee has received no complaints about general medical services in this area.

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