§ Mr. Grogan
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients were registered with national health services in each of the last five years in the area covered by North Yorkshire area health authority. 
§ Jacqui Smith
The information requested is shown in the table.666W
Patients of Unrestricted Principals and Equivalents (UPEs)1 for North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire Strategic Health Authority as at 1 October 1997–99 and 30 September 2000–01 Number (headcount) England-Patients of UPEs North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire StHA 1997 50,904,322 1,655,197 1998 51,110,352 1,631,540 1999 50,894,064 1,653,512 2000 51,332,917 1,648,770 2001 51,249,672 1,639,945 UPEs include CMS Unrestricted Principals, PMS Contracted GPs and PMS Salaried GPs.
Data has been converted to match Strategic Health Authority structures for 2002.
Department of Health General and Personal Medical Services Statistics.