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Nurses: Recruitment

Question for Department of Health

UIN 218, tabled on 21 June 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many new nurses have been employed in each NHS hospital trust in the last 12 months.

Answered on

26 June 2017

The information is not available in the format requested.

NHS Digital collects data on headcount joiners to NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups in England, by nationality and age. Latest data is available as at March 2017 and available at:

Joiners data shows people joining active service, this would include those returning from maternity leave or career break, for example.

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