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Nurses (Training Schools, Lancashire)

Volume 440: debated on Thursday 24 July 1947

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asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that, with the exception of Manchester and Liverpool, the remainder of the infectious diseases hospitals in Lancashire will not qualify as complete training schools; that such condition of recognition will cause the number of student nurses to seriously decline; that intervention by him in this matter is awaited and being urgently pressed from a number of quarters; and what action does he propose to take to influence the General Nursing Council not to enforce the regulation.

I understand that the General Nursing Council intend to discuss this matter with me before proceeding further.