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NHS Professionals

Anne Milton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what percentage of NHS trusts implemented NHS professionals by the end of April; [8785]

(2) what NHS professionals' budget (a) was in 2004–05 and (b) is in 2005–06. [8786]

Mr. Byrne: In April 2005, NHS professionals was providing services to 43 per cent. (102) of the 236 national health service trusts in England.

NHS professionals' central budget allocation from the Department was £30.5 million in 2004–05 and is £23 million in 2005–06.

NHS Trust Deficits

Frank Dobson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether the Bradford Acute Trust was in deficit before it became a Foundation Trust. [10012]

Mr. Byrne [holding answer 5 July 2005]: The Bradford Teaching Hospitals National Health Service Trust moved to Foundation Trust status on 1 April
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2004. The retained surplus or deficit of the Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for the year 1 April 2003 to 31 March 2004 was zero, as reported by the audited summarisation schedules for the trust.

NHS Trusts (Financial Consultants)

Anne Main: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much each NHS trust spent on external financial consultants during the financial period (a) 2001–02, (b) 2002–03, (c) 2003–04 and (d) 2004–05. [8731]

Mr. Byrne: The information requested is not collected centrally.


Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many nursing vacancies there were on 31 May, broken down by primary care trust; and if she will make a statement. [8233]

Mr. Byrne: The information requested is not available centrally for 31 May 2005.

Scanning Services

Mr. Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average waiting time for a scan in County Durham and Tees Valley Strategic Health Authority area was in the last period for which figures are available. [9760]

Mr. Byrne [holding answer 5 July 2005]: This data are not collected centrally.

Mr. Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many residents of Sacriston have had scans carried out by Alliance Medical; [9761]

(2) how many residents of Great Lumley have had scans carried out by Alliance Medical. [10382]

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Mr. Byrne [holding answer 5 July 2005]: The information requested is not centrally available.

Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate she has made of waiting times for routine MRI scans in (a) Kingston and Surbiton, (b) South West London, (c) London and (d) England. [8340]

Mr. Byrne: No estimate has been made, as the Department has not previously collected data on diagnostic waits.

Sexual Health

John Cummings: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many young people between the ages of 16 and 18 years have been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease in the Easington Primary Care Trust area in the last three years; [8936]

(2) how many cases of sexually transmitted diseases have been diagnosed in the Easington Primary Care Trust area in each of the last three years, broken down by disease. [8937]

Mr. Byrne: This information is not collected centrally. However, the information can be obtained from the Health Protection Agency at genito urinary medicine (GUM) clinic level. There is no GUM clinic in the Easington Primary Care Trust area.

Sickness Absence

Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the rate of sickness absence for (a) medical staff, (b) non-medical clinical staff and (c) all other staff has been in each (i) primary care trust and (ii) strategic health authority in London in each year since 1997. [8245]

Jane Kennedy: Sickness absence rates are not collected for different groups of staff. However, the table shows a single sickness absence figure for each London national health service organisation between 1999 and 2004.
Sickness and absence rates for London organisations: 1999–2004

5H1Hammersmith and Fulham Primary Care Trust (PCT)
5HXEaling PCT3.63.43.9
SHYHounslow PCT8.84.33.2
5K5Brent PCT—.
5K6Harrow PCT3.84.75.4
5K7Camden PCT4.95.34.7
5K8Islington PCT3.93.94.0
5K9Croydon PCT5.85.14.0
5LAKensington and Chelsea PCT4.84.44.5
5LCWestminster PCT2.34.43.7
5LDLambeth PCT4.17.64.3
5LESouthwark PCT5.35.53.5
5LFLewisham PCT4.46.83.4
5LGWandsworth PCT3.94.14.4
5M6Richmond and Twickenham PCT4.23.43.7
5M7Sutton and Merton PCT3.65.15.1
SNARedbridge PCT6.46.0
5NCWaltham Forest PCT4.85.9
Q04North West London Strategic Health Authority (SHA)
Q05North Central London SHA1.71.5
Q06North East London SHA2.21.82.1
Q07South East London SHA0.10.61.1
Q08South West London SHA3.21.02.0
RALRoyal Free NHS Trust4.
RANRoyal National Orthopaedic NHS Trust5.
RAPNorth Middlesex Hospital NHS Trust4.
RASHillingdon Hospital NHS Trust4.
RATNorth East London Mental Health NHS Trust4.
RAXKingston Hospital NHS Trust5.
RC3Ealing Hospital NHS Trust3.
RF4Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust3.
RFWWest Middlesex University NHS Trust3.
RG2Greenwich Healthcare NHS Trust3.
RG3Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust5.
RGCWhipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust4.82.73.5
RGZQueen Mary's, Sidcup NHS Trust4.
RJ1Guys and St. Thomas's NHS Trust3.
RJ2Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust3.
RJ5St. Mary's Hospital NHS Trust3.92.34.1
RJ6Mayday Health Care NHS Trust4.
RJ7St. George's Group NHS Trust4.
RJZKing's Healthcare NHS Trust4.
RKEWhittington Hospital NHS Trust5.
RKLWest London Mental Health NHS Trust6.
RNHNewham Healthcare NHS Trust4.
RNJRoyal Hospital of St. Bartholomew, The Royal London Hospital and London Chest Hospital NHS Trust3.
RNKTavistock and Portman NHS Trust2.
RP4Great Ormond Street Hospital For Sick Children NHS Trust3.
RP6Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust3.
RPGOxleas NHS Trust4.
RPYRoyal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust2.
RQMChelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust3.
RQNHammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust3.
RQXHomerton Hospital NHS Trust4.
RQYSouth West London and St. George's Mental Health NHS Trust7.
RRPBarnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust4.
RRULondon Ambulance Service NHS Trust7.
RRVUniversity College London Hospitals NHS Trust3.
RT3Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust5.
RV3Brent, Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Mental Health NHS Trust4.
RV5South London and Maudsley NHS Trust2.
RV8North West London Hospitals NHS Trust3.
RVLBarnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust3.
RVREpsom and St. Helier NHS Trust3.
RWKEast London and the City Mental Health NHS Trust6.
TAFCamden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust4.95.14.8
TAKBexley Care Trust3.73.8
5A4Havering PCT5.
5A5Kingston PCT4.04.14.2
5A7Bromley PCT5.
5A8Greenwich PCT4.24.13.7
5A9Barnet PCT4.74.3
5ATHillingdon PCT3.
5C1Enfield PCT3.
5C2Barking and Dagenham PCT3.
5C3City and Hackney PCT4.
5C4Tower Hamlets PCT3.
5C5Newham PCT4.34.24.4
5C9Haringey PCT3.

1. Sickness absence rate is defined as the amount of time lost through absences as a percentage of staff time available. This does not cover maternity leave, carers' leave or any periods of absence agreed under family friendly/flexible working policies.
2. General practitioners and their staff are not included in the above figures.
3."—" values indicate that either no response was made by the organisation or the organisation did not yet exist in that year.
Department of Health sickness absence surveys 1999–2003.
NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre sickness absence survey 2004.

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