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A And E Departments (Junior Doctors)

Volume 400: debated on Monday 3 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of doctors in accident and emergency departments are junior doctors. [99316]

The table shows the proportion of doctors in accident and emergency departments who are junior doctors.

Hospital medical doctors in training with an Accident and Emergency specialty: as at 30 September 2002
EnglandNumbers (headcount)
All doctors within A&E specialty3,220
Of which:
Doctors in training within A&E specialty1,910
(as percentage of total)59.2

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Source:

Department of Health medical and dental workforce census