HC Deb 19 February 1992 vol 204 c215W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the number of cardiologists per million people in Wales at the last available date.

Mr. Nicholas Bennett

[holding answer 17 February 1992]: At 30 September 1990; there were 4.6 (whole-time equivalent) consultants with a main specialty of cardiology in Wales, which equates to 1.6 per million population.

There were also six consultants with a main speciality of general medicine who were recorded as having an interest in cardiology; ie, undertaking at least one session per week in cardiology.