§ Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales (1) what is the shortfall in radiographers for therapeutic purposes in each area health authority in Wales;
(2) what is the shortfall in radiographers for diagnostic purposes in each area health authority in Wales.
§ Mr. John Morris
In the absence of nationally determined standards, staffing levels are matters for individual employing authorities. The additional numbers of radiographers—in whole-time equivalents—currently required by area health authorities in Wales are:
(A) Therapeutic South Glamorgan 1 West Glamorgan nil
Other area health authorities in Wales do not employ radiographers for therapeutic purposes.
(B) Diagnostic Clwyd 7 Dyfed 2 Gwent 0.3 Gwynedd 9 Mid Glamorgan 3.5 Powys nil South Glamorgan 9 West Glamorgan 3