HC Deb 20 April 2004 vol 420 cc424-5W
Mr. Boris Johnson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS staff are working in the community hospitals of(a) Townlands, (b) Wallingford, (c) Abingdon, (d) Wantage, (e) Watlington and (f) Didcot; and what proportion of these staff receive financial assistance with regard to (i) housing and (ii) transportation. [164101]

Ms Rosie Winterton

Information on number of National Health Service Staff is not held at hospital level but at primary care trust level. Information is shown in the table for South East Oxfordshire and South West Oxfordshire Primary Care Trusts, which commission services from the community hospitals listed.

NHS hospital and community health services: All NHS staff by

main staff group in each specified organisation as at 30 September

each specified year

2002 2003
South East Oxfordshire PCT total 515 567
Non medical staff total 249 266
of which: Professionally qualified clinical staff total 120 138
Qualified nursing 115 132
Allied health professionals 2 3
Qualified scientific, therapeutic & technical (St&t) 3 3
Support to clinical staff total 93 88
Support to doctors & nurses 93 88
NHS infrastructure support total 36 40
Central functions 25 25
Managers & senior managers 11 15
Medical and dental staff total
General Practitioners(1) 65 66
Practice Staff 201 235
of which: Practice Nurses 37 39
South West Oxfordshire PCT total 1,119 1,103
Non medical staff total 607 589
of which: Professionally qualified clinical staff total 305 280
Qualified nursing 305 280
Allied health professionals 8
Qualified St&t 13 5
Support to clinical staff total 255 252
Support to doctors & nurses 251 252
Support to St&t 4
NHS infrastructure support total 47 57
Central functions 19 20
Hotel, property & estates 2 3
Managers & senior managers 26 34
Medical and dental staff total 1
General Practitioners1 129 138
Practice Staff 129 138
of which: Practice Nurses 67 69
"—" denotes zero
(1) All practitioners include GMS Unrestricted Principals, PMS Contracted GPs, PMS Salaried GPs, Restricted Principals, Assistants, GP Registrars, Salaried Doctors (Para 52 SFA), PMS Other, GP Retainers, Flexible Career Scheme GPs and GP Returners.
Department of Health medical and dental workforce census.
Department of Health General and Personal Medical Services Statistics.
Department of Health non-medical workforce census.