HC Deb 28 July 1976 vol 916 c308W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons there are per National Health Service general practitioner within the Walsall Area Health Authority; what is the present national average number of persons per general practitioner; and how many area health authorities currently have more persons per general practitioner than the Walsall Area Health Authority.

Dr. Owen

The estimated numbers of persons per National Health Service doctor providing the full range of general medical services at 1st October 1975 in the stated areas were as follows:

Walsall Area Health Authority 2,600
England 2,300
It is estimated that 16 area health authorities had more persons per general practitioner than Walsall Area Health Authority on 1st October 1975.

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