To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many full-time equivalent general practice clinical staff there were in (a) Houghton and Sunderland South constituency, (b) the north east of England and (c) England in (i) 2013-14, (ii) 2014-15 and (iii) 2015-16.
31 October 2016
The number of full time equivalent general practitioners, nurses and staff delivering direct patient care is shown in the table attached.
Information is not available for Houghton and Sunderland South constituency; National Health Service workforce statistics are available at NHS organisation level only. Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group is the organisation most geographically comparable to Houghton and Sunderland South constituency, and these are the figures provided.
The North East of England is serviced by NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) Region Geography. Prior to 2015 the North East was serviced by Durham, Darlington and Tees NHS England Area Team and Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS England Area Team.