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Psychologists

Volume 459: debated on Monday 30 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many qualified clinical psychology staff worked in the NHS in (a) England and (b) each strategic health authority in each year since 1997. (129897)

The information is shown in the table.

Number of qualified clinical psychology staff working in the national health service in England and in each strategic health authority (SHA) since 1997

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

England

4,038

4,408

4,572

5,032

5,514

6,092

6,757

7,051

7,122

North East SHA

202

223

231

275

291

323

348

349

351

North West SHA

486

551

578

614

716

835

913

1,014

982

Yorkshire and the Humber SHA

407

423

384

471

463

548

565

593

593

East Midlands SHA

277

264

270

274

351

364

388

408

422

West Midlands SHA

434

535

541

587

645

729

821

810

762

East of England SHA

217

314

323

338

352

427

499

477

530

London SHA

954

1,037

1,104

1,217

1,329

1,509

1,698

1,857

1,841

South East Coast SHA

279

309

367

414

465

451

471

455

506

South Central SHA

277

281

284

295

328

312

418

424

443

Special Health Authorities and Other Statutory Bodies

48

51

57

66

23

Source:

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