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Health: Dermatology

Volume 696: debated on Wednesday 21 November 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will introduce dermatology training for general practitioner practice nurses. [HL136]

Education and training of practice nurses is a matter for their employers and for the Nursing and Midwifery Council, which requires its registrants to work within their competence, and to update and maintain their knowledge and skills throughout their professional life.

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the average time from first out-patient appointment to the completion of a consultant episode in dermatology. [HL138]

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What proportion of an average general practitioner's budget is currently spent on dealing with consultations with a dermatological component. [HL139]