§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will give details of the number of national health service nursing and midwifery staff by pay grades within the groups of(a) senior nursing and midwifery staff, (b) education staff, (c) clinical nursing and midwifery staff, (d) learner, (e) other staff; and (f) Project 2000 nursing students, in each year since 1989; and if she will give the percentage change each year.
§ Mr. Sackville
The information available will be placed in the Library. The figures requested do not include practice nurses who contribute significantly to community nursing work. The number of practice nurses increased by 96.98 per cent. from 4,630 in 1989 to 9,120 in 1992.