HC Deb 15 September 2003 vol 410 c618W
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many deaths from suicide were recorded of(a) doctors and (b) nurses in 2002. [129483]

Ruth Kelly

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.

Letter from Colin Mowl to Claire Curtis-Thomas, dated 15 September 2003: The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent question concerning deaths from suicide among (a) doctors and (b) nurses in 2002. I am replying in his absence. (129483) The latest year for which data are available is 2001. I refer you to the answer given in the Official Report Volume Number 395 of 4 December 2002, column 910, to Evan Harris MP, which gives the information requested for that year.