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