HC Deb 11 June 2002 vol 386 c1216W
Brian Cotter

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will estimate the average number of patients served by each general practitioner in(a) the Weston Area Health Trust, (b) the Avon Health Authority and (c) England. [58821]

Ms Blears

Information on general practitioners is collected and held by primary care trust (or their predecessor primary care groups and health authorities) rather than by National Health Service trust. In 2001 average list sizes were:(a) North Somerset Primary Care Group—1,700; (b) Avon Health Authority—1,705; (c) England—1,841.