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Community Nurses: Shropshire

Volume 458: debated on Wednesday 14 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) district and (b) community nurses have been employed by Shropshire primary care trust in each year since 1997. (123052)

The information is not available in the format requested. The table shows qualified community nursing staff by level in the Shropshire primary care trust as at 30 September for each specified year.

Headcount

2002

2003

2004

2005

All qualified community nursing staff

511

558

605

616

District Nurses

89

116

106

52

Health Visitors

89

87

92

75

School Nursing Service Nurses

19

Of which:

Nurses with a school nursing qualification

2

Other Qualified Community Services Nurses

115

139

141

190

Practice Nurses

122

114

138

135

Community Learning Disabilities Nurses

11

12

12

11

Community Psychiatric Nurses

85

90

116

134

Source:

The Information Centre for health and social care non-medical workforce census.