§ Mrs. Chalker
The information requested is as follows. There is no restriction on the length of stay of individuals at any reception centre. Only two centres, Camden and Cedars Lodge, provide beds for women.
(NHS as well as non-NHS) is for September 1976 when there were approximately 72,200 in England and Wales.
NHS MEDICAL STAFF IN ENGLAND AND WALES 30 September 1979 Hospital (i) 34,450 General medical services (ii) 24,501 Community health (iii) 6,263
(Some doctors, such as general practitioners working in the community health service, will be included in more than one of these categories).591W
(i) excludes GPs working in hospitals, other clinical assistants and locum staff;
(ii) provisional figure;
(iii) excludes occasional sessional and locum staff.