§ Mr. Horam
The number of nurses holding specialist qualifications in diabetic care is not available centrally.
The information relating to nurses working in the paediatric area of work is shown in the table.
NHS hospital and community health services—HCHS—nurses working in the paediatric area of work, excluding agency and learners, by region in England at 30 September 1994 whole-time equivalents Nurses working in the paediatric area of work England 11.950 Northern and Yorkshire 1,690 Trent 1,390 Anglia and Oxford 920 North Thames 1,080 South Thames 1,140 South and West 1,240 West Midlands 1,460 North West 2,320 Special health authorities and others 700 Not included in the above Learners1 350
1Learners are nurses on traditional training courses in the paediatric area of work. Project 2000 training was introduced in 1989 and has gradually replaced traditional pre-registration nurse training. There were 2,360 Project 2000 students at May 1994 on childrens nursing courses; these figures are headcounts and cannot be added to other figures in the table which are whole-time equivalents at September 1994.
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.
Total does not equal the sum of the components due to rounding.
Department of Health non-medical work force census.