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Doctors: West Midlands

Health written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker Conservative, Worcester

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many doctors were employed in Worcestershire and the West Midlands in (a) 2013 and (b) 2010.

Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The information requested is provided in the following table.

All Doctors in Worcestershire and the West Midlands: Full-time equivalents 2010 and 2013
Full-time equivalents
    2010(1) March 2013(2)
West Midlands Strategic Health Authority total      
  All Doctors 13,252 n/a
  Of which:    
  Hospital and Community Health Service (HCHS) Doctors 9,498 10,068
  General Practitioners (GPs) 3,754 n/a
All specified Worcestershire Trusts      
  All Doctors 1,107 n/a
  Of which:    
  HCHS Doctors 703 712
  GPs 405 n/a
  Of which:    
  Worcestershire Primary Care Trust:    
  All Doctors 465 n/a
  Of which:    
  HCHS Doctors 60 3
  GPs 405 n/a
  Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust:    
  All Doctors n/a 130
  Of which:    
  HCHS Doctors n/a 130
  GPs n/a n/a
  All Doctors 73 n/a
  Of which:    
  HCHS Doctors 73 n/a
  GPs n/a n/a
  Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust:    
  All Doctors 569 579
  Of which:    
  HCHS Doctors 569 579
  GPs n/a n/a
n/a = not applicable. (1 )Census Data as at 30 September 2010 to 2012. (2) Provisional monthly data as at 31 March 2013. Note: GP data is not collected as part of the monthly electronic staff record download, figures for GPs are available on the annual census only. Sources: Health and Social Care Information Centre Medical and Dental Workforce Census Health and Social Care Information Centre Provisional Monthly Workforce Statistics Health and Social Care Information Centre General and Personal Medical Services Statistics

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