§ Mrs. Bridget Prentice
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of national health service staff in London are women.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
The information available centrally is given in the table.718W
National Health Service directly employed staff in Thames Regions as at 30 September 1991 Total number Female number Female per cent. Professional staff 186,866 151,582 81.1 Whole-time equivalents Whole-time equivalents Non-professional staff 76,394 49,825 65.2
1. Excludes agency staff and locums.
2. Includes National Health Service trusts.