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Community Psychiatric Nurses

Volume 131: debated on Wednesday 13 April 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the numbers of community psychiatric nurses employed by each district health authority.

Information in the exact form requested is not available. However the number of nursing staff employed in the community psychiatric service in each district health authority in England at 30 September 1986 is shown in the table.

NHS community psychiatric nursing staff at 30 September 1986 England
RegionWhole-time equivalent1
Northern158
Yorkshire199
Trent260
East Anglian106
North West Thames168
North East Thames137
South East Thames208
South West Thames209
Wessex176
Oxford122
South Western147
West Midlands255
Mersey156
North Western228
London post-graduate special health authorities2
England Total2,532
Northern Regional Health Authority
District health authoritiesWhole-time equivalent1
Hartlepool9
North Tees10
South Tees13
East Cumbria11
South Cumbria10
West Cumbria2
Darlington15
Durhaml0
North West Durham4
District health authoritiesWhole-time equivalent1
South West Durham14
Northumberland20
Gateshead4
Newcastle-upon-Tyne (T)18
North Tyneside
South Tyneside
Sunderland18
Regional Total158
Yorkshire Regional Health Authority
District Health AuthoritiesWhole-Time Equivalent1
Hull7
East Yorkshire31
Grimsby7
Scunthorpe12
Northallerton11
York22
Scarborough9
Harrogate2
Bradford9
Airedale17
Calderdale6
Huddersfield9
Dewsbury5
Leeds Western (T)22
Leeds Eastern (T)11
Wakefield11
Pontefract8
Regional Total199
Trent regional health authority
District health authoritiesWhole-time equivalent1
North Derbyshire26
South Derbyshire33
Leicestershire (T)43
North Lincolnshire25
South Lincolnshire16
Bassetlaw7
Central Nottinghamshire13
Nottingham (T)39
Barnsley14
Doncaster9
Rotherham12
Sheffield (T)24
Regional Total260
East Anglia Regional Health Authority
District Health AuthoritiesWhole-Time equivalent1
Cambridge (T)14
Peterborough13
West Suffolk4
East Suffolk18
Norwich24
Great Yarmouth and Waveney12
West Norfolk and Wisbech8
Huntingdon13
Regional Total106

North West Thames Regional Health Authority

District health authorities

Whole-time equivalent

1

North Bedfordshire9
South Bedfordshire11
North Hertfordshire7
East Hertfordshire10
North West Hertfordshire8
South West Hertfordshire4
Barnet16
Harrow15
Hillingdon8
Hounslow and Spelthorne12
Ealing27
Brent10
Paddington and North Kensington (T)6
Riverside26
Regional Total168

North-East Thames Regional Health Authority

District Health Authorities

Whole-time equivalent1

Basildon and Thurrock11
Mid Essex13
North East Essex18
West Essex11
Southend4
Barking/Havering/Brentwood13
Hampstead (T)20
Bloomsbury (T)10
Islington8
City and Hackney (T)7
Newham9
Tower Hamlets (T)2
Enfield3
Haringey2
Redbridge3
Waltham Forest3
Regional Total137

South East Thames regional health authority

District health authorities

Whole-time equivalents

1

Brighton21
Eastbourne21
Hastings23
South East Kent29
Canterbury and Thanet
Dartford and Gravesham10
Maidstone11
Medway12
Tunbridge Wells9
Bexley13
Greenwich11
Bromley1
West Lambeth (T)20
Camberwell (T)9
Lewisham and North Southwark (T)20
Regional Total208

South West Thames regional health authority

District health authorities

Whole-time equivalent

1

North West Surrey14
West Surrey and North East Hampshire9
South West Surrey8
Mid-Surrey20
East Surrey13
Chichester25

District health authorities

Whole-lime equivalent

1

Mid-Downs25
Worthing13
Croydon13
Kingston and Esher15
Richmond, Twickenham and Roehampton9
Wandsworth (T)32
Merton and Sutton14
Regional Total209

Wessex Regional Health Authority

District Health Authorities

Whole-Time equivalent

1

East Dorset35
West Dorset19
Portsmouth and South East Hampshire20
Southampton and South West Hampshire (T)20
Winchester16
Basingstoke and North Hampshire8
Salisbury12
Swindon13
Bath34
Isle of Wight
Regional Total176

Oxford Regional Health Authority

District Health Authorities

Whole-time equivalent

1

East Berkshire24
West Berkshire15
Aylesbury Vale21
Wycombe11
Milton Keynes5
Kettering15
Northampton14
Oxfordshire (T)18
Regional Total122

South Western regional health authority

District health authorities

Whole-time equivalent

1

Bristol and Weston (T)16
Frenchay12
Southmead17
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly15
Exeter29
North Devon9
Plymouth6
Torbay10
Cheltenham11
Gloucester12
Somerset12
Regional Total147

West Midland Regional Health Authority

District Health Authorities

Whole-Time equivalent

1

Bromsgrove and Redditch10
Herefordshire12
Kidderminster and District6
Worcester and District14
Shropshire27
Mid-Staffordshire18
North Staffordshire25
South East Staffordshire9
Rugby

District Health Authorities

Whole-Time equivalent

1

North Warwickshire4
South Warwickshire18
Central Birmingham (T)6
East Birmingham9
North Birmingham12
South Birmingham18
West Birmingham6
Coventry16
Dudley15
Sandwell10
Solihull14
Walsall
Wolverhampton6
Regional Total255

Mersey regional health authority

District health authorities

Whole-time equivalent

1

Chester11
Crew10
Halton11
Macclesfield7
Warrington20
Liverpool (T)29
St. Helens with Knowsley38
Southport and Formby9
South Sefton7
Wirral15
Regional Total156

North Western regional health authority

District health authorities

Whole-time equivalent

1

Lancaster13
Blackpool Wyre and Fylde17
Preston15
Blackburn, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley18
Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale
West Lancashire8
Chorley and South Ribble15
Bolton12
Bury13
North Manchester13
Central Manchester (T)10
South Manchester (T)16
Oldham6
Rochdale
Salford (T)19
Stockport14
Tameside and Glossop11
Trafford15
Wigan14
Regional Total228

Source: DHSS (SR7) Annual Census of NHS Non-Medical Manpower.

1 All figures are independently rounded to the nearest whole-time equivalent.

(T) Denotes Teaching District Health Authorities.