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Outcome Assessments

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 26 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) whether he has any proposals to standardise outcome assessment in national health service trust hospitals;(2) whether he has any proposals to standardise outcome assessments in district health authority-managed hospitals.

Hospital consultants in obstetrics and gynaecology showing numbers and whole time equivalents as at 30 September each year
Year198819871986198519841983
No.Wte.No.Wte.No.Wte.No.Wte.No.Wte.No.Wte.
England753697·4747693·0743687·0729674·1721663·3703649·
Northern6358·56356·16457·86458·86055·46055·5
Yorkshire5955·55753·86354·56052·35648·35348·2
Trent7060·36758·66657·56557·16556·66455·2
East Anglia3129·93130·13129·53230·93230·93129·9
North West Thames6050·65851·55850·55949·26351·36149·3
North East Thames7967·17963·27867·87665·87966·38167·5
South East Thames5550·26053·85750·95851·65951·65649·3
South West Thames4238·74237·44337·94437·04237·04438·6
Wessex4237·24036·84037·73734·53835·33733·6
Oxford3834·93633·83532·83531·93330·83028·4
South Western4539·74539·84638·04539·24135·74034·4
West Midlands7471·97673·97168·66865·96764·96260·6
Mersey3834·03934·13531·73531·23531·23632·2
North Western6562·26663·76763·36561·26561·26460·4
SHAs166·9156·3188·5177·3176·8157·0

Source: Medical and Dental Census.

(1) Includes permanent paid and honorary staff.

(2) From 1987 Senior hospital Medical Officers (with allowance) are excluded. These are included with Other Staff.

(3) Staff holding two or more appointments with the same of different regions are counted only once. Differences in the sum of numbers of staff for all regions is due to the duplication of staff holding appointments in more than one region. Such staff are included separately in each region. This duplication does not occur in the WTE component.