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NHS: Non-medical Consultants

Volume 687: debated on Wednesday 6 December 2006

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What has been the cost of non-medical consultants to the National Health Service in each year since 1997. [HL282]

This information, collected since 2001-02 for the NHS in England, is shown in the table.

1998-99 (£)

1999-2000 (£)

2000-01 (£)

2001-02 (£)

2002-03 (£)

2003-04 (£)

2004-05 (£)

Dental

21,642,531

25,211,460

23,621,857

27,368,585

32,656,449

31,760,839

33,536,000

Nurse

-

-

-

14,310,887

14,660,935

24,822,813

25,303,000

England

21,642,531

25,211,460

23,621,857

41,679,472

47,317,384

56,583,652

58,839,000

Source: Annual financial returns from 1998-99 to 2004-05