HC Deb 27 July 1989 vol 157 c891W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for the last year for which figures are available the number of physiotherapists, radiographers, chiropodists and nutritionists employed by the National Health Service.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

Provisional figures for whole-time equivalent numbers of qualified staff employed in the NHS in Scotland at 31 March 1989 are given in the table for physiotherapists, radiographers (including both diagnostic and therapeutic services), chiropodists and dietitians. Separate figures for nutritionists are not available centrally.

Physiotherapists 1,211.6
Radiographers 973.6
Chiropodists 516.8
Dietitians 211.5

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