HC Deb 26 October 1993 vol 230 c609W
Ms Primarolo

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many junior doctors have been working over the new deal target of 83 hours after 1 April in each trust or directly managed unit and by region.

Dr. Mawhinney

The number of junior doctors and dentists in each region contracted for more than an average of 83 hours a week at 1 April 1993 is shown in the table:

Northern 0
Yorkshire 18
Trent 0
East Anglian 3
North West Thames 89
North East Thames 101
South East Thames 9
South West Thames 21
Wessex 4
Oxford 31
South Western 2
West Midlands 33
Mersey 0
North Western 59
Total 370

Information for trusts and directly managed units is not available centrally.

Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the average number of hours being worked by junior hospital doctors in the week of 18 October 1992.

Dr. Mawhinney

This information is not available centrally.

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