HC Deb 22 March 1994 vol 240 c155W
28. Mr. Patchett

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many paediatric nurses there are in England; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Sackville

In September 1992 there were 11,190 whole-time equivalent nurses working within paediatrics, compared with 9,660 in 1989, an increase of 15.8 per cent.