asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many nurses are in post in each health board area for the nursing of geriatric patients.
The whole-time equivalent numbers of trained nurses and nursing auxiliaries employed in geriatric hospitals and in long-stay units mainly for geriatric patients at 30 September 1985* are as follows:
|Health board||Trained nurses (whole-time equivalent)||Nursing auxiliaries (whole-time equivalent)|
|Argyll and Clyde||165·6||278·2|
|Ayrshire and Arran||181·5||238·6|
|Dumfries and Galloway||61·1||37·4|