Midwives: Students

Department of Health written question – answered on 16th June 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Smith Andrew Smith Labour, Oxford East

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many student midwives there were in each of the last two years for which figures are available.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The following table includes the estimated number of student midwives (degree and diploma courses) for the period 2013-2014. The estimate is based on the number of starters on at training programme and a known attrition rate.


Number of student midwives





Source: Health Education England

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