Psychiatric Nurses:Written question - 21586

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Asked on: 07 January 2016
Department of Health
Psychiatric Nurses
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many psychiatric nurses were in post in each financial year since 2010-11.
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Answered by: Ben Gummer
Answered on: 12 January 2016

Psychiatric nurses are not identified separately in the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s (HSCIC) workforce statistics. Area of Work, which is identified, is purely the area, function or specialty where the work activity takes place. The attached table shows the number of nurses within the psychiatry area of work from September 2010 to September 2015, the midpoint of the financial year. The data is sourced from the HSCIC’s monthly workforce statistics.

Qualified Nurses within the Psychiatry area (Excel SpreadSheet, 20.69 KB)

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