§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many prescription items of desmopressin there were in each(a) NHS region and (b) strategic health 1540W community dental service (CDS) and personal dental service (PDS). Dentists working in more than one dental service are included in each service apart from dentists working in both PDS and GDS who are counted in the GDS only. Excluded are the small number of salaried dentists in the GDS.
Information on CDS and HDS for September 2003 is not currently available.
Information on the gender breakdown of vocational trainees in the GDS is shown in Table 2.
authority in each of the last five years, broken down by age. 
§ Ms Rosie Winterton
Information on the number of prescription items of desmopressin dispensed by strategic health authority has been placed in the Library. Comparable data at this level are only available from 2001.