To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many nurses were trained in (a) 2017, (b) 2018, (c) 2019 and (d) 2020.
30 July 2021
The following table shows Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) data on people who trained in England and joined the nursing register for the first time in each financial year between 2017 and 2020. To join the nursing register, students complete pre-registration training on a nursing degree course before applying to the NMC following graduation.
Source –The NMC Register in England 2021
Each year runs from 1 April to 31 March.