§ Mrs. Iris Robinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many vacancies there are for physiotherapists in the health service in Northern Ireland. 
§ Mr. Browne
As at the 30 September 2002 there were Physiotherapy vacancies amounting to a Whole Time Equivalent of 42.63. Physiotherapy vacancies detailed by trust are given in the following table.
Health and Social Services (HSS) Trust WTE1 Sperrin Lakeland HSS Trust 4 Causeway HSS Trust 4 United Hospitals HSS Trust 10 Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust 2.63 Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 2.5 Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 3.5 Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 1 Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 2 Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 3 South and East Belfast HSS Trust 3 Down Lisburn HSS Trust 7 Homefirst Community HSS Trust 0 Craigavon and Banbridge Communty HSS Trust 0 Foyle Community HSS Trust (including Westcare) 0 Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 0 Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 0 North and West Belfast HSS Trust 0 Total 42.63 1Whole time equivalent.