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Medical Trainees

Volume 410: debated on Friday 19 September 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) GPs and (b) nurses have been in training in (i) South Tyneside, (ii) the North East and (iii) the UK in each year since 1997. [130740]

The numbers (headcount) of general practitioner registrars in South Tyneside primary care trust (PCT), Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham and Tees Valley strategic health authorities (SHAs) and England in each year since 1997 are shown in table 1.Development Confederations (WDC) and England in each year since 1997 are shown in Table 2. Information is not available at South Tyneside PCT level.

Information about GP registrars and nurses in training in Scotland and Wales is the responsibility of the devolved Administrations. Whilst the institutions in Northern Ireland are dissolved, responsibility rests with Ministers in the Northern Ireland Office.