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Consultants

Volume 649: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Health if he will state the number of consultants, indicating whole-time and part-time separately, under contract to each regional hospital board on 31st December, 1959, 31st December, 1960, and at the most recent date for which figures are available.

Following are the figures for 1st July, 1960. The next corresponding figures thereafter will be for 30th September, 1961, and I will send them to the lion. Member when they are available.

Regional Hospital BoardWhole-time paid (number) (a)Part-time paid (number) (b)Honorary (number) (c)
Newcastle1242915
Leeds832571
Sheffield11830412
East Anglian681322
North West Metropolitan17356832
North East Metropolitan1234465
South East Metropolitan13247812
South West Metropolitan16941321
Oxford571674
South Western792868
Welsh12519714
Birmingham20834033
Manchester9337911
Liverpool6824825
Wessex711811
NOTES:1. The figures exclude consultants holding locum appointments only.2. Some consultants hold whole-time appointments shared between two or more regional hospital boards or between regional hospital boards and boards of governors of teaching hospitals: these consultants are included in column (

a) under each of the regional hospital boards with which they are in contract.