HC Deb 22 March 2001 vol 365 c353W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many(a) registrar and (b) consultant physicians practising in respiratory problems there are in England; and if he will make a statement. [154191]

Mr. Denham

The information is in the table.

Hospital medical staff within the respiratory medicine specialty, England at 30 September 2000
Consultant 440
Registrar group 240


Figures are rounded to the nearest ten


Department of Health medical and denial workforce census

Revenue Capital Total
£000 Percentage £000 Percentage £000 Percentage
1997–98 25,670 6.79 16,071 133.93 41,741 10.69
1998–99 32,920 8.15 15,498 55.21 48,418 11.21
1999–2000 39,393 9.02 17,319 39.75 56,712 11.80
2000–01 23,699 4.98 33,445 54.93 57,144 10.64
2001–02 121,682 32.17 82,333 686.11 204,015 52.27

Total capital and revenue resources

Capital and revenue sources taken together provide an analysis of total resources invested in Liverpool over the period 1996–97 to 2000–01.

Revenue resources

The table shows the annual increases in NHS income by value and in percentage terms taken from the published accounts of the individual trusts in Liverpool. The 2000–01 figure is based on the most recent forecasts produced by the individual organisations. Non NHS income has been excluded from the information provided.


The health authority increase over the .same period, excluding secondary care which is already included above, is £2.2 million which is an increase of 33.32 per cent. between 1997–98 and 2000–01. The trust increments do not all relate to investment by Liverpool health authority or services specifically for Liverpool residents, particularly in the case of tertiary centres and specialist services in acute hospitals where services are provided for a much larger catchment area.

Capital resources

The table shows the annual increases in capital investment in Liverpool trusts since 1996–97.


Percentage relative to block capital issued to Liverpool trusts in 1996–97 of ↓12 million.