HC Deb 28 July 1976 vol 916 c313W
Mr. Cyril Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many nurses from Rochdale hospitals have in the last six months been sent on short courses to improve their plastic surgery nursing experience; on what wards those nurses are now employed; and what was the cost of the courses.

Dr. Owen

Five. Three are assigned to an 18-bed ward allocated for adult plastic surgery patients; two are assigned to the surgical unit. The total estimated cost to Rochdale AHA of the training is £5,718.