§ The Countess of Mar
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the average net annual income of (a) prescribing doctors, and (b) dispensing doctors.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Cumberlege)
The latest figures are shown on the table. These are taken from a sample survey of GPs' earnings and expenses conducted annually by the Inland Revenue and, as such, are an estimate.
Actual average income 1989–90 £ Dispensing doctors 38,412 Non-dispensing doctors 30,676 All doctors 31,770