To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the number of hospitals in England in which there are (a) fewer than six and (b) fewer than 10 established specialist registrars. 
The information requested is shown in the table.
|England 30 September 2001|
|Standard Chuster||Registrar group (total number of staff)||Number of trusts with fewer than 10 registrars||Number of trust with fewer than 6 registrars|
|Acute specialist (children)||319||0||0|
|Priority single service1||479||10||7|
|1Priority single service consists of learning disability & mental health hospitals.|
|2Specialised community cluster consists of community hospitals with mental health and care trusts.|
Excludes organisations with no staff in the registrar group.
Department of Health Medical & Dental workforce census.