HC Deb 13 December 1988 vol 143 c486W
Mr. Alfred Morris

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many prosthetists there are in Scotland; and how many amputees there are in Scotland per prosthetist.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

There were 23 prosthetists employed by the NHS and private firms in Scotland at 30 November 1988 (excluding trainees and orbital prosthetists), equivalent to 296 amputees per prosthetist.