Psychiatry: Consultants

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th July 2018.

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Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the number of consultant psychiatrists has been per head of population in England in each year since 2009.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS Digital publishes Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS) workforce statistics.

The following table shows the number of HCHS psychiatry consultants per 100,000 of the population, as at September of each year and latest data available, headcount.

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

March 2018

Psychiatry Consultants

4,354

4,494

4,561

4,590

4,640

4,669

4,715

4,689

4,748

4,820

per 100,000 of population

8.3

8.5

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.6

8.5

8.5

8.7

Source: NHS Digital, HCHS workforce statistics; Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid-year population estimates.

Consultant to population ratios are derived from population estimates made by the ONS.

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