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Midwives: Training

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 15th May 2020.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 30 January 2020 to Questions HL732 and HL733, how many training places on midwifery courses are planned for each academic year up to 2022-23.

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

Holding answer received on 12 May 2020

Health Education England is undertaking scenario planning to deliver the commitment for 25% growth (3,650 placements) by 2023. This will inform regional and national discussions with key stakeholders, including universities, about clinical placement capacity for autumn 2020 and onwards.

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