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Nurses: Schools

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 218553, tabled on 12 December 2014

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the total annual average cost to the public purse of employing a school nurse.

Answered on

19 December 2014

Approximately 1200 school nurses are employed by the NHS, and in 2013-14, the estimated average paybill per full time equivalent (FTE) school nurse was £41,061. This includes earnings plus the costs of employer pension and national insurance contributions.

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