HC Deb 21 March 1984 vol 56 cc487-8W
Mr. Ernie Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the total numbers in employment in the National Health Service in Tayside health board area in the following sectors: (a) medical and dental, (b) nurses and midwives, (c) professional and technical, excluding works, (d) administrative and clerical and (e) ancillary; and what were the corresponding numbers in each of the two previous years.

Mr. John MacKay

The information requested (as at 30 September each year) is:

1981 1982 1983*
Medical and Dental Staff in the Hospital and Community Services 786 751 739

1981 1982 1983*
General Medical and Dental Practitioners 386 394 386
Nursing and Midwifery staff 6,890 6,969 6,804
Professional and Technical excluding works 895 913 924
Administrative and Clerical 1,357 1,375 1,375
Ancillary 3,530 3,493 3,413
* Provisional figures
Figures include general practitioners holding part-time hospital appointments.

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