To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many doctors there are per head of population in (a) Lancashire and (b) the North West of England. 
The information requested is shown in the table.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recourse a general practitioner has who wishes to complain about unacceptable behaviour of (a) a patient and (b) an associate acting on the patient's behalf. 
Patients have a duty to use the health service responsibly. General practitioners (GPs) should have a local policy in place to ensure that the unacceptable behaviour of patients, or their associates, is tackled. These policies may form part of a wider primary care trust strategy for dealing with violent and abusive patients. As a final recourse a GP is free to remove any patient from their list.