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Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 29 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give for each district health authority and for each year since, and including 1983 (a) the total number of whole time nursing staff in post, excluding agency staff, expressed as whole time equivalents, (b) the

Nursing and Midwifery Staff (excluding agency staff): England At 30 September
YearNumber of whole-time staffNumber of part-time staffPart-time whole-time equivalentTotal whole-time equivalent

Source: DHSS Annual Census of NHS Non-Medical Manpower.

Notes: (1) Figures are independenly rounded to the nearest one hundred (100).

(2) Includes qualified nurses and midwives, learners and unqualified staff.

(3) Whole-time equivalent numbers of staff are calculated as the number of full-time staff, plus the total hours or sessions per week contracted by part-time staff divided by the number of hours or sessions in the appropriate standard working week for each group.