HC Deb 11 May 1988 vol 133 cc188-9W
Mr. Boyes

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list for each regional health authority the number of senior doctors per 100,000 in-patients treated for each year since 1979 to the latest available date.

Mr. Newton

[pursuant to his reply, 21 April 1988, c. 548–50]: I regret that some of the information provided was incorrect. The correct information is set out in the table.

the medical specialties.

(2) All figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number of the whole-time equivalent.

(3) Because of the NHS restructuring in 1982 figures on in-patient cases treated for the four Thames regions and special health authorities are not strictly comparable over the whole period.