§ Mr. Hutton
Information on consultant vacancies and consultants in post is shown in the tables. Vacancy figures were only collected from March 1999. The increase in vacancies reflects the action being taken by trusts to expand the consultant workforce.
Hospital, Public Health Medicine and Community Health Services (HCHS): medical and dental consultants numbers 19971 19991 March 20022 London DHSC area 4,210 4,620 5,330 1 As at 30 September 2 As at 31 March
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10
Department of Health medical and dental workforce census