§ 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.