HC Deb 04 February 1976 vol 904 cc669-71W
Mr. Aitken

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of health service employees in the Thanet area, as a percentage of the population, in the following categories; hospital con

Staff per 10,000 population
England Canterbury/Thanet
Hospital medical and dental consultant staff 2.1 2.1
Hospital medical and dental other staff 3.6 3.3
Hospital nurses and midwives 58.6 76.4
Non-hospital nurses and midwives (including school health service staff) 6.9 5.70

Comparative figures for hospital nurses are normally related to staffed available beds which are not always consistent with district population figures.

sultants, hospital doctors, hospital nurses, non-hospital nurses, including those employed in the School Health Service; and how this compares with the national average.

Dr. Owen

Following are the figures, at 30th September 1974, in terms of whole-time equivalents:

I regret that the information on expenditure given in my reply to the hon. Member on 28th January was incorrect. It should be as follows:

The provisional figures for Canterbury were:

Expenditure Per head of Population Health District England
£ £ £
Revenue 15,847,929 57.65 50.60
Capital 886,000 3.22 5.76
Total 16,733,929 60.87 56.36