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Paramedical Staff: Lancashire

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 16 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) paramedics and (b) paramedics in training there are in Lancashire; and how many there were in each year since 2000. (157584)

Information on the numbers of paramedics in training is not collected centrally. Numbers of paramedics in the North West Ambulance Service National Health Service Trust and predecessor organisations is set out in the following table.

Number

2000

945

2001

966

2002

902

2003

1,037

2004

1,037

2005

1,181

2006

1,175

Note:

In July 2006, Mersey Ambulance Service, Cumbria Ambulance Service, Greater Manchester Ambulance Service and Lancashire Ambulance Service NHS Trusts merged to form North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

Source:

The Information Centre for health and social care Non-Medical Workforce Census.