Community Nurses: North West

Department of Health written question – answered on 2nd March 2017.

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Photo of Julie Cooper Julie Cooper Shadow Minister (Health) (Community Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many district nurses there are in (a) Lancashire and (b) the North West.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

The number of full-time equivalent (FTE) Qualified District Nurses employed in the North West Health Education England (HEE) region and employed in Lancashire is shown in the table below. The November data is the most recent data available.

National Health Service Hospital and Community Health Services: Qualified District Nurses in NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups in Lancashire and North West Health Education England region, as at 30 November 2016


North West HEE Region


Qualified District Nurses



Source: NHS Digital

Lancashire includes data for all organisations which fall within the area of the NHS England Region (Local Office) of NHS England North (Lancashire).

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