§ Lord Molloy
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What are the total numbers of qualified nurses, midwives, and health visitors working in the National Health Service in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland respectively; what percentage in each category are working in hospitals; and what were the totals for 1970, 1980 and the most recent year for which information is available.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Security (Lord Glenarthur)
The information requested is provided in the table.