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Radiography: Manpower

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many radiographers were (a) directly employed and (b) employed by contractor in the NHS for breast cancer screening in (i) 2003, (ii) 2004 and (iii) 2005. (138576)

[holding answer 21 May 2007]: The numbers of radiographers directly engaged in breast screening are not collected centrally.

The overall numbers of diagnostic radiographers directly employed by the national health service for the years 2003-05 were:

Number

2003

11,687

2004

12,147

2005

12,700

The numbers of radiographers employed by contractors are not collected centrally.