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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21989: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 11 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) nursing and (b) midwifery training places there have been in each year since 1999.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 18 March 2019

The number of nursing and midwifery training intake numbers since 2000-01 are listed in the following table and have been sourced from ISD Scotland publications:https:--www.isdscotland.org-Health-Topics-Workforce-Publications-data-tables2017.asp

 

Year

Nursing Training
intake Places

Midwifery Training
intake Places

 

Total intake

2000-01

3,036

206

3,242

2001-02

3,160

205

3,365

2002-03

3,183

212

3,395

2003-04

3,422

186

3,608

2004-05

3,513

185

3,698

2005-06

3,419

173

3,592

2006-07

3,233

172

3,405

2007-08

3,181

181

3,362

2008-09

3,116

195

3,311

2009-10

3,291

182

3,473

2010-11

3,307

198

3,505

2011-12

2,948

101

3,049

2012-13

2,606

107

2,713

2013-14

2,768

143

2,911

2014-15

3,024

161

3,185

2015-16

2,986

178

3,164

2016-17

3,094

172

3,266

2017-18

3,268

203

3,471

Numbers for 1999-00 are unavailable and data for 2018-19 will be published in December 2019.