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Nurses: Manpower

Volume 457: debated on Wednesday 7 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many specialist stoma nurses are working within the NHS; and how many are sponsored by Dispensing Appliance Contractors. (122527)

This information is not collected centrally. It is for local trusts to commission and deploy stoma care nurses in accordance with their local needs. Where agreements have been made for alternate funding of these posts, this is a local matter.