HC Deb 24 February 1964 vol 690 cc2-3W
45. Mr. Woodnutt

asked the Minister of Health if he will state the total emoluments, including bonuses, paid to State enrolled nurses and unqualified nurses, respectively, during the three-year training period of registered mental nurses.

Mr. Braine

£1,638 for a State enrolled nurse and from £1,290 to £1,644, according to age, for an unqualified nurse.

48. Mr. Sorensen

asked the Minister of Health if he will give the number and percentage of Irish nurses and trainees now employed in British hospitals; how many are recruited annually in Eire and Northern Ireland; how many return home or leave the hospital service; and approximately how many hospital beds are kept open by the employment of Commonwealth, Irish and foreign nurses and student nurses employed in British hospitals.

Mr. Braine

At 31st December, 1962, 4,164 or about 6½ per cent. of student and pupil nurses in England and Wales were from Eire. Otherwise the information is not available.