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Emergency Services: Manpower

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many emergency care practitioners worked in the NHS in each year since 2005. (189230)

The role of emergency care practitioner came into being in 2005 and was included in the annual national health service census for the first time in 2006. In 2006 438 (431 full time equivalent) emergency care practitioners were recorded.