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Mid Essex Primary Care Trust

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many administrative staff there were in each of the three individual primary care trusts that have been merged into Mid Essex primary care trust prior to the merger; and what the corresponding figure is for the newly merged primary care trust. (126037)

Information regarding Mid Essex primary care trust (PCT) is not currently available, but will be published in late April.

Information for the three individual primary care trusts prior to the merger is contained in the following table.

National health service hospital and community health services: Administrative staff in each specified organisation by level as at 30 September 2005

Headcount

Total specified organisations

365

Chelmsford PCT: Total

65

Senior manager

4

Manager

13

Clerical and administrative

48

Maldon And South Chelmsford PCT: Total

150

Senior manager

5

Manager

16

Clerical and administrative

129

Witham Braintree and Halstead Care Trust: Total

150

Senior manager

9

Manager

27

Clerical and administrative

114

Source: The Information Centre for health and social care non-medical workforce census

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much each former individual primary care trust in the newly formed Mid Essex Primary Care Trust spent annually on its finance department prior to the merger of the three primary care trusts; and how much has been spent since the merger into one primary care trust. (126038)