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Psychiatry

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many psychotherapists are employed by each primary care trust in (a) the East Midlands and (b) England. (253295)

The numbers of psychotherapists in England and those employed by each East Midlands primary care trust (PCT) are shown in the following table:

NHS hospital and community health services: Non-medical qualified psychotherapy staff and medical and dental staff within the psychotherapy specialty in England and the East Midlands strategic health authority area by organisation as at 30 September 2007

Non-medical qualified psychotherapy staff

All medical and dental staff within the psychotherapy specialty

England

1,255

150

of which:

East Midlands Strategic Health Authority Area

41

12

Derbyshire Mental Health Services NHS Trust

11

1

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

11

7

Lincolnshire Healthcare NHS Trust

6

1

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust

8

1

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

1

1

1 Denotes zero:

Source:

The Information Centre for Health And Social Care Medical and Dental Workforce Census