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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Pathology: Vacancies more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to tackle the shortage of pathologists that can carry out post-mortem examinations for coroners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
star this property answer text <p>Most post-mortem examinations are carried out by pathologists who specialise in histopathology. However, post-mortems are not a requirement of the Certificate of Completion of Training in histopathology, therefore, the number of histopathologists who are qualified to carry out post-mortem examinations for coroners is not held centrally.</p><p>Overall, in January 2019, there were 1,206 full time equivalent (FTE) consultant histopathologists in the National Health Service in England. This represents a 10% (119 FTE) increase compared to January 2010.</p><p>Health Education England has committed to attract and retain more histopathologists by 2021 as part of its Cancer Workforce Plan for England published in December 2017. In 2019, 100% of specialist histopathology training places were filled.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 256259 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this