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Hospitals: Working Hours

Department of Health written question – answered on 8th September 2015.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his estimate is of the number and proportion of (a) consultants, (b) nurses, (c) physiotherapists, (d) pharmacists, (e) pathologists, (f) phlebotomists, (g) radiographers, (h) porters, (i) receptionists, (j) administrators, (k) health care support workers and (l) discharge service staff in (i) England, (ii) London, (iii) the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust and (iv) University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who usually worked on a Wednesday in each of the last five years.

Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his estimate is of the number and proportion of (a) consultants, (b) nurses, (c) physiotherapists, (d) pharmacists, (e) pathologists, (f) phlebotomists, (g) radiographers, (h) porters, (i) receptionists, (j) administrators, (k) health care support workers and (l) discharge service staff in (i) England, (ii) London, (iii) the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust and (iv) University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who usually worked on a Saturday in each of the last five years.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Department has not made any estimate of the number and proportion of different staff groups who usually worked on a Wednesday or Saturday in each of the last five years, in any location.

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