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Doctors: Working Hours

Health written question – answered on 9th February 2011.

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Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health

(1) what proportion of hospital rotas for doctors identified staffing gaps in the last month for which figures are available;

(2) what steps he is taking to ensure that hospital rotas for doctors are appropriately staffed.

Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department of Health

This information is not collected centrally. It is for individual national health service trusts to identify gaps and ensure their service rotas are designed and staffed appropriately.

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