§ Mr. Christopher Price
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many medical officers employed in Her Majesty's penal establishments are 4W members or fellows of the Royal College of Psychiatrists; and what is the proportion of psychiatrically qualified doctors of the total number of doctors employed within the prison medical service.
§ Mr. Mayhew
Fourteen full-time prison medical officers are members and six are fellows of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Forty five per cent. of full-time prison medical officers have psychiatric qualifications. The information requested is not available for other doctors employed by the prison medical service.