§ Mr. Freud
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average number of National Health Service consultants per head of population in Great Britain; and how this compares with the consultant-population ratio in the Isle of Ely and the Cambridgeshire and Norfolk Area Health Authorities, respectively.
§ Mr. Moyle
At 30th September 1975 numbers of whole-time equivalent hospital medical and dental consultants per 100,000 population were as follows:
Great Britain 22.3 *East Anglia Regional Health Authority 21.3 Cambridgehire Area Health Authority (Teaching) 26.5 Separate figures for the Isle of Ely and Norfolk Area Health Authority are not held centrally. *Includes Cambridgeshire Area Health Authority (Teaching).