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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust: Nurses

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th March 2020.

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Photo of Antony Higginbotham Antony Higginbotham Conservative, Burnley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many nurses there are in East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust; and how many of those nurses were recruited in each year since 2010.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

NHS Digital publishes Hospital and Community Health Services workforce statistics. These include staff working in hospital trusts and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), but not staff working in primary care, general practitioner (GP) surgeries, local authorities or other providers.

As at November 2019, the latest available data, there are 2,323 nurses and health visitors at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, headcount.

The following table shows the number of nurses and health visitors joiners for the period specified to East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, headcount.

Nurses and Health Visitor Joiners

November 2010 - 2011


November 2011 – 2012


November 2012 – 2013


November 2013 – 2014


November 2014 – 2015


November 2015 – 2016


November 2016 – 2017


November 2017 – 2018


November 2018 - 2019


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