To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the annual rate of loss of nurses from National Health Service hospitals in Wales; in which categories of nurses have these occurred; and how this rate of loss compares with five years and 10 years ago.
A special study was carried out in 1986 to obtain the estimated nurse wastage rates given below. Information in not available for detailed categories of nurses or for earlier years.
|Leavers from the NHS in Wales1|
|1 Excluding South Glamorgan.|