Health Professions

Department of Health written question – answered on 29th January 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Barker Baroness Barker Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector)

Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the conclusion of the report by the Surrogacy UK Working Group on Surrogacy Law, Surrogacy in the UK: Myth bashing and reform, published in November 2015, whether they continue to support the inclusion of a review of the law on surrogacy in the Law Commission's 13th programme of law reform; and whether they will commit to their own review of the law on surrogacy if the Law Commission does not take this forward.

Photo of Lord Willis of Knaresborough Lord Willis of Knaresborough Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) registered nurses, (2) registered midwives, left the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register in 2018–19.

Photo of Lord Willis of Knaresborough Lord Willis of Knaresborough Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) registered nurses, (2) registered nursing associates, and (3) registered midwives, who were previously residents of other EU countries, joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council register in 2018–19.

Photo of Lord Willis of Knaresborough Lord Willis of Knaresborough Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) registered nurses, (2) registered nursing associates, and (3) registered midwives, joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register in 2018-2019.

Photo of Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The following table shows the number of registered nurses, registered nursing associates, and registered midwives who joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register for the first time in 2018-19.

Registered nurses

Registered nursing associates

Registered midwives

28,020

489

2,114

The following table shows the number of registered nurses and registered midwives who left the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register in 2018–19.

Registered nurses

Registered midwives

Dual qualified nurse/midwives

27,194

1,587

351

The following table shows the number of registered nurses, registered nursing associates, and registered midwives whose initial registration was in other European Union countries, who joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council register for the first time in 2018–19.

Registered nurses

Registered nursing associates

Registered midwives

915

0

53

All figures are based on the 12 month period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

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