HC Deb 10 July 2003 vol 408 c1001W
Mr. Andrew Turner

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people are suffering from(a) tuberculosis and (b) pulmonary tuberculosis in each primary care trust; and how many staff each trust employs to oversee their treatment in the community. [120432]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The Health Protection Agency are responsible for collecting data on tuberculosis notifications. Information can be found at http://www.phls.co.uk/topics_az/tb.

  • Data cannot yet be provided by primary care trust.
  • The number of staff employed is not held centrally.