Skip to main content

Nurses: Graduates

Volume 502: debated on Monday 7 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of new entrants to registered nursing in the NHS were graduates in each of the last 10 years. (303579)

The information is not collected centrally.

Work force planning, including training, in the national health service is managed and led at a local level by the strategic health authorities taking into account the national policy direction.

Local NHS organisations are best placed to determine the levels of service and resource required to meet the health needs of the local population.