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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-19607: Kezia Dugdale (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 25 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many training places for radiotherapists there have been in each year since 2012-13, broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 2 November 2018

Radiography education is not commissioned or controlled by the Scottish Government. The following table sets out the number of Scottish entrants to radiography courses at Scottish Higher Education Institutions in each year since 2012-13. This information is not available by NHS Board area.

Scottish Domiciled Entrants to Radiography Courses at Scottish Providers

Subject

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Radiography, diagnostic

90

100

85

90

100

Radiography, therapeutic

30

30

35

30

35

Source: HESA Student data,

SG analysis

Figures have been rounded to the nearest 5.

Based on full person equivalent