HC Deb 30 June 1978 vol 952 c696W
Mr. Weetch

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many community midwives are employed in the Ipswich Health District; and what are these figures expressed in midwives per 10,000 population and per 1,000 live births in the last year for which figures are recorded.

Mr. Moyle

In 1976, the last year for which figures are readily available, there were 24.5 whole-time equivalent midwives employed in community services in Ipswich. Health District; or 0.81 per 10,000 population; or 6.88 per 1,000 live births.

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