HC Deb 01 November 1996 vol 284 c294W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the specific training period for a state-registered nurse. [1952]

Mr. Horam

Training leading to registration with the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting as a general nurse is of three years duration comprising 4,600 hours of theoretical and practical instruction in compliance with European Communities Council directive 77/453/EEC.