HC Deb 12 April 2002 vol 383 c689W
Dr. Evan Harris

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many doctors were on suspension at the most recent date for which figures are available. [45729]

Mr. Hutton

As at 31 December 2001, the latest date for which figures are available, 29 hospital and community medical and dental staff had been suspended for more than six months.

Transferring body Liabilities £000 Receiving primary care trust
Cambridgeshire HA 1,706 Fenland
1,190 North Peterborough
795 South Peterborough
Cornwall & Isles of Scilly HA 660 Carrick
Doneaster HA 2,358 Doncaster Central
Dorset HA 2,950 Bournemouth
1,577 Poole
1,558 North Dorset
1,395 Poole Central and North
East Lancashire HA 2,636 Blackburn with Darwen
Hillingdon HA 7,870 Hillingdon
Norfolk HA 2,869 West Norfolk
North Staffordshire HA 2,280 North Stoke
Northampton HA 1,860 Daventry and South Northamptonshire
South Essex HA 3,286 Southend on Sea
South Humber HA 4,002 North East Lincolnshire
Southampton and South West Hampshire HA 2,292 Southampton East Healthcare
Southern Derbyshire HA 1,497 Central Derby
West Kent HA 3,666 Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley
North Nottinghamshire HA 1,733 Mansfield District
2,450 Newark and Sherwood
Merton, Sutton & Wandsworth HA 2,442 Nelson and West Merton
Herefordshire Community 423 Herefordshire