asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many district nurses are available in each health board area to visit elderly and sick people in their own homes.
The whole-time equivalent number of district nurses available in each health board area in Scotland at 30 September 1985* is as follows:
|Number of District Nurses expressed as Whole-time equivalents|
|Argyll and Clyde||163·0|
|Ayrshire and Arran||97·5|
|Dumfries and Galloway||35·7|