Doctors: North West

Department of Health written question – answered on 20th July 2016.

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Photo of Julie Cooper Julie Cooper Labour, Burnley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many doctors from EU countries work in hospitals in (a) Lancashire and (b) the North West.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

This information is shown in the following table.

NHS Medical and Dental staff and those staff with an European Union nationality working in National Health Service trusts and clinical commissioning groups in the North West Health Education England (HEE) area and the Lancashire NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) area as at 31 March 2016, full time equivalent.

North West HEE Region

Lancashire NHSCB area

All staff

14,529

2,162

of which

EU nationals (non-United Kingdom)

1,182

152

Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre, NHS Hospital and Community Health Service workforce statistics.

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