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Mental Health Services

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 15 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the total expenditure per head for mental health services was in each English county in the last five years; and how many (a) consultants and (b) nurses were engaged in mental health in each health authority area in the last five years. [108637]

Information on the expenditure per head on mental illness by health authorities and primary care trusts between 1997–98 and 2001–02 has been placed in the Library. The data relates to the commissioning of secondary mental illness only, information on primary expenditure is note collected centrally. Information on the number of consultants and nurses working within mental health by strategic health authority between 1997 to 2001 has also been placed in the Library.