§ Mr. DAY
asked the Home Secretary the number of male hospital officers and women hospital officers in the prison service who are registered by the General Nursing Council; the number of fully trained women nurses employed in the prison service who are State registered; and in which prisons are the principal hospital prison officers not so registered?1530W
§ Mr. CLYNES
Of 138 male hospital officers in the prison service, 45 are registered by the General Nursing Council. Of 50 women hospital officers, 43 are fully trained nurses all of whom are State registered. At the following establishments, the principal hospital officer is not registered: Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Parkhurst, Wandsworth and Wormwood Scrubs prisons.