HC Deb 19 July 1993 vol 229 c4W
Ms Primarolo

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many general practitioner partnerships employ a psychologist and counsellor.

Dr. Mawhinney

As at 1 October 1992, general practitioners in England employed 169 counsellors—whole-time equivalent. Details are not available centrally on the number of psychologists, as a separate category, who may be similarly employed.