§ 40. Mr. Sorensen
asked the Minister of Health if he will state the number of nurses, student nurses and part-time nurses in the London teaching hospitals, the average number of patients and the total number of beds available.
§ Mr. R. Thompson
As the Answer involves a number of figures, I will with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ The figures at 31st March, 1959, the latest available, were as follows:
|Enrolled assistant nurses—|
|Pupil assistant nurses—whole-time||35|
|Other nursing staff—|
|Average number of beds occupied||13,271|
|Total number of beds available||15,476|