Nurses: Training

Department of Health written question – answered on 23rd May 2016.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many students studying (a) nursing and (b) psychiatric nursing at the University of Hull received NHS bursaries in each of the last five years.

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

The total number of students studying nursing at the University of Hull who received an NHS Bursary in each of the last five academic years and the number of these students who were studying mental health nursing in each of the last three academic years is shown in the following table.

Academic Year (September – August)

Number of student nurse bursary holders1

Number of student mental health nurse bursary holders1,2

2010/11

893

of which

-

2011/12

848

-

2012/13

861

83

2013/14

848

97

2014/15

826

86

Source data: NHS Business Services Authority

Notes:

1 Includes nil award holders (European Union fees only students and students whose living allowance element of the bursary has been reduced to nil after income assessment)

2 Data prior to 2012/13 not available

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