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Midwives

Volume 494: debated on Friday 19 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many midwifery training places were commissioned for the 2008-09 academic year. (281125)

Strategic health authorities are responsible for allocating resources from education and training funding to support local initiatives for their staff. The latest figures available are for 2007-08, the figures for 2008-09 are still being collated and validated.

Actual

Planned

Degree

1,307

1,199

Diploma

412

474

18-month diploma

352

442

Total

2,071

2,115