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Obstetrics And Gynaecology (Consultant Posts)

Volume 281: debated on Tuesday 16 July 1996

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many consulting posts in obstetrics and gynaecology were unfilled at the latest date for which figures are available; [36943]

(2) what estimate he has made of the number of consultancy posts in obstetrics and gynaecology which have remained unfilled for a period of three months;[36944]

(3) what estimate he has made of the number of consultancy posts in obstetrics and gynaecology which have been vacant for a period of (a) six months and (b) between six and 12 months. [36945]

In September 1994, there were 23 vacant consultant posts in obstetrics and gynaecology. Information is not available centrally on the period for which posts are vacant.Information for September 1995 will be available shortly.