Mr. John David Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many student nurses have 390W recently completed their training at each of the teaching hospitals in Northern Ireland; how many have been offered nurse posts at each of these hospitals; and how many have been offered nurse posts elsewhere in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Chris Patten
This information is not readily available in the form requested. The numbers of nurses at each of the seven colleges of nursing in Northern Ireland who were successful in the examination results published on the 3 October 1984 are as follows:
Newly Qualified Nurses Nurses who qualified at last outturn Nurses who obtained posts at hospitals at which they trained Belfast Northern College 70 † Belfast Southern College 48 26 North Down College 25 † Northern Area College 12 10 Southern Area College 31 19 Western Area College 34 20 College of Mental Health 23 *9 * This does not include nurses who may have obtained posts with the Eastern Health and Social Services Board. † Not readily available
Information on the number of those newly qualified nurses who obtained nurse posts elsewhere in Northern Ireland is not available.