§ Mr. Ralph Howell
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to the answer of the Under-Secretary of State to the hon. Member for Norfolk, North on 19 May, Official Report, c. 126, how the 5,000 combinations of grade and area of work in the National Health Service are distributed between dental and medical staff, nursing and midwifery staff, professional and technical staff, administrative and clerical staff, ambulance staff, ancillary staff and any other staff.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
The following table shows the approximate number of combinations of grade and area of work for each staff group as at 30 September 1981: 851W
Number Medical and dental 410 Nursing and midwifery 1,720 Professional and technical 700 Administrative and clerical (including ambulance officers) 1,610 Ambulance men 10 Ancillary 620 Others (works/maintenance) 360