HC Deb 12 January 1998 vol 304 cc98-100W
Mr. Moore

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many nurses were employed by each of the NHS trusts in Scotland on(a) 1 November, (b) 1 May, (c) 1 November 1996 and (d) 1 May 1996. [20056]

Mr. Gailbraith

[holding answer 10 December 1997]: The information available is shown in the table.

NHSiS workforce: Nurses employed by NHS trusts Headcount: at 30 September 19961,4
Aberdeen Royal Hospitals NHS Trust 1,679
Angus NHS Trust 732
Argyll and Bute NHS Trust 523
Ayrshire and Arran Community Health Care NHS Trust 869
Borders Community Health Services NHS Trust 439
Borders General Hospitals NHS Trust 436
Caithness and Sutherland NHS Trust 274
Central Scotland Healthcare NHS trust 1,098
Dumfries and Galloway Acute and Maternity Hospitals NHS Trust 654
Dumfries and Galloway Community Health NHS Trust 709
State Hospital 217
Dundee Healthcare NHS Trust 953
Dundee Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 1,482
East and Midlothian NHS Trust 869
Edinburgh Healthcare NHS Trust 1,392
Edinburgh Sick Children's NHS Trust 348
Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary NHS Trust 469
Fife Healthcare NHS Trust 1,263
Glasgow Dental Hospital and School NHS Trust 10
Glasgow Royal Infirmary University NHS Trust 1,458
Grampian Healthcare NHS Trust 1,942
Greater Glasgow Community and Mental Health Services NHS Trust 2,250
Hairmyres and Stonehouse Hospitals NHS Trusts 656
Highland Communities NHS Trust 836
Inverclyde Royal NHS Trust 440
Kircaldy Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 661
Lanarkshire Healthcare NHS Trust 1,600
Law Hospital NHS Trust 657
Lomond Healthcare Trust 480
Monklands and Bellshill Hospitals NHS Trust 793
Moray Health Services NHS Trust 535
North Ayshire and Arran NHS Trust 1,000
Orkney Health Board4 196
Perth and Kinross Healthcare NHS Trust 976
Queen Margaret Hospital NHS Trust 605
Raigmore Hospital NHS Trust 709
Renfrewshire Healthcare NHS Trust 1,005
Royal Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust 629
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh NHS Trust 1,784
Shetland Hospitals and Community Services Unit4 180
South Ayrshire Hospitals NHS Trust 552
Southern General Hospital NHS Trust 1,042
Stirling Royal Infirmary NHS Trust 524
Stobhill NHS Trust 580
Victoria Infirmary NHS Trust 774
West Glasgow Hospitals University NHS Trust 1,222
West Lothian NHS Trust 926
NHSiS workforce: Nurses employed by NHS trusts Headcount: at 30 September 19961,4
Western General Hospitals NHS Trust 789
Western Isles Health Unit4 306
Yorkhill NHS Trust 786
1 Information for September 1997 will be available by February 1998.
2 The figures include some but not all senior nurses. Some are employed on senior manager grades and are not included here.
3 Excludes nurse teachers, nurses in training and students on 1992 courses in nursing and miswifery.
4 Includes, State Hospital and Island Units.


National Manpower Statistics from payroll, ISD Scotland.