HC Deb 10 April 2002 vol 383 cc419-20W
Sandra Gidley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many nurse training organisations were operating the new model of nurse education and training outlined in the NHS Plan by Q3 2001–02. [46283]

Mr. Hutton

A total of 54 higher education institutions had been approved by the former English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting (ENB) to deliver the new pre-registration nursing programmes at diploma and/or degree level—equating to over 95 per cent. of existing organisations.