HC Deb 06 December 1989 vol 163 cc240-1W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many community psychiatric nurses are employed in each area health authority in Wales; and how many vacancies currently exist for such nurses.

Mr. Grist

Information on community psychiatric nurses in post is shown in the following table. Information on vacancies is not available centrally:

Community psychiatric nurses in post as at 30 September 1989 (whole-time equivalents)
Mental illness Mental handicap
Clwyd 49.1 13.0
East Dyfed 21.1 4.4
Gwent 31.5 16.2
Gwynedd 27.0 23.0
Mid Glamorgan 31.9 13.9
Pembrokeshire 5.0
Powys 19.0 6.5
South Glamorgan 43.7 12.0
West Glamorgan 25.0 11.4