HC Deb 05 June 1990 vol 173 c575W
33. Dr. Woodcock

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the number of practice staff in the average general practitioner service practice.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

The average number of practice staff per partnership qualifying for direct reimbursement was 6.3 (3.7 whole-time equivalents) in 1988, the latest year for which figures are available.