HC Deb 12 March 2003 vol 401 c350W
Tim Loughton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many specialist tuberculosis nurses were employed in(a) the NHS and (b) each health authority in London last year. [100506]

Ms Blears

The number of specialist tuberculosis nurses employed in the national health service is not held centrally.

London is broken down by five sectors. The number of TB nurses in each sector is shown in the table.

Sector Number of nurses
North West 22
North Central 13.5
North East 19
South East 12
South West 6