HC Deb 11 July 2002 vol 388 c1222W
Mr. Heald

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many whole-time equivalent national health service(a) consultant child and adolescent psychiatrists,(b) clinical psychologists working with children and (c) psychotherapists working with children there are. [67970]

Mr. Hutton

[holding answer 8 July 2002]: The Department's non-medical work force census does not break down the area of work for clinical psychologists and psychotherapists. The information shown in the table for these two professions covers all staff, regardless of whether they work with children.

NHS hospital and community health services (HCHS): consultants working in the child and adolescent psychiatry specialty and qualified scientific, therapeutic and technical staff employed within the clinical psychology and psychotherapy areas of work as at 30 September 2001
Whole time equivalents
Child and adolescent psychiatry consultants 420
Clinical psychologists 4,400
Psychotherapists 470


Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.


Department of Health Non-Medical Work Force Census

Department of Health Medical and Dental Work Force Census