Nurses

Department of Health written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Lord Clark of Windermere Lord Clark of Windermere Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many qualified nurses were employed in the NHS in each year since May 2010.

Photo of Lord Clark of Windermere Lord Clark of Windermere Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many full-time equivalent qualified nurses were employed in the NHS in each year since May 2010.

Photo of Lord Clark of Windermere Lord Clark of Windermere Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many full-time equivalent doctors were employed in the NHS in each year since May 2010.

Photo of Lord Clark of Windermere Lord Clark of Windermere Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many doctors were employed in the NHS on (1) 1 May 2010, (2) 1 May 2015, and (3) the most recent date for which figures are available.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS Digital publishes workforce statistics and a table showing full time equivalent and headcount figures for Hospital and Community Health Service (HCHS) doctors and qualified nurses and health visitors working in National Health Service trusts and clinical commissioning groups from 31 May 2010 to 30 September 2017 is attached due to the size of the data.

Qualified nurses are those identified on the electronic staff record as nurses and health visitors but does not include midwives. Doctors includes all HCHS doctor grades including all junior doctors.

Workforce statistics 2010-2017 (Word Document, 15.25 KB)

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