§ Mr. Callaghan
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was allocated to the training of nurses in the Greater Manchester area for the last year for which figures are available. 242W
§ Mr. Horam
Manchester college of midwifery and nursing and the Northern college of nursing, midwifery and health studies are the major establishments training nurses in the Greater Manchester area. The table shows the contracts for the financial year 1995–96 that North-West regional health authority has with these two colleges.
College Column 1 £ Column 2 £ Column 3 £ Manchester 7,894,967 1,780,789 4,200,000 Northern 7,182,052 1,497,164 3,777,629 Total 15,077,019 3,277,953 7,977,629
Manchester: Manchester college of midwifery and nursing.
Northern: Northern college of nursing, midwifery and health studies.
The figures in column 1 include the costs relating to:
- (i) all Project 2000 and midwifery first registration training;
- (ii) some traditional RGN training;
- (iii) some second registration nursing programmes and all second registration midwifery;
- (iv) some post basic programmes including the higher award. Column 2 relates to payments to trusts, teacher development, redundancy provision etc. Column 3 relates to student bursaries.