HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 cc366-7W
Mr. Milburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many qualified nursing staff there were by speciality for each region in each of the last five years.

Mr. Richards

Information on the number of all nursing and midwifery staff employed directly by the national health service in Wales is given in the following table. Reliable figures by specialty are not available centrally. It is not possible to provide separate information on qualified nurses for those on local pay scales.

1Nursing and Midwifery Staff in post at 30 September (whole-time equivalent).
Clwyd East Dyfed Gwent Gwynedd Mid Glamorgan Pembroke shire Powys South Glamorgan West Glamorgan 2WHCSA Wales
Qualified nurses3 2,432 1,424 2,483 1,401 3,297 2 3,175 2,572 20 16,805
Unqualified nurses4 871 599 1,025 571 1,493 2 1,237 762 53 6,613
Nurses on local pay scales5 47 32 723 994 6 1,801
1 Staff employed by NHS trusts are shown against the health authority area in which they are situated.
2 Welsh Health Common Services Authority.
3 Grade C and above.
4 Excludes pre-registration learners.
5 Qualified and unqualified.


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