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Health: Doctors

Volume 706: debated on Wednesday 14 January 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many non-consultant posts in emergency medicine are unfilled. [HL453]

The number of non-consultant vacancies in emergency medicine is not collected centrally. The number of vacancies for all doctors (including consultants) in emergency medicine as of 31 March 2008 showed 20 (2.7 per cent.) posts that were three months or older and that trusts were actively trying to fill.