§ Mr. McCrindle
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentage of nurses failed to complete their training in the latest year for which statistics are available.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
[pursuant to his reply, 9 May 1986, c.291]: Provisional information from the English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting shows that 5.6 per cent. of the total number of student and pupil nurses at various stages of training discontinued during the year ending March 1986.