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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-01more like thismore than 2019-02-01
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Radiography: Training more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps he has taken to tackle reductions in the number of applicants to radiography courses since the end of the NHS bursaries for those courses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Westmorland and Lonsdale more like this
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Tim Farron more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The NHS Long Term Plan, published on 7 January 2019, sets out a vital strategic framework to ensure that over the next 10 years the National Health Service will have the staff it needs.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has commissioned Baroness Dido Harding, working closely with Sir David Behan, to lead a number of programmes to engage with key NHS interests to develop a detailed workforce implementation plan. These programmes will consider detailed proposals to grow the workforce, including consideration of additional staff and skills required, build a supportive working culture in the NHS and ensure first rate leadership for NHS staff.</p><p> </p><p>Radiotherapy degree courses are three years in length, therefore students affected by the changes to the education funding system from 2017 will not have completed courses funded by loans to enable an assessment of the effect of the removal of bursaries on this profession.</p><p> </p><p>The Cancer Workforce Plan Phase 1, included a target of upskilling 300 more radiographers in image interpretation and reporting by 2021. Currently, 88 individuals have started training programmes towards this, 62 will start in January, and a further 150 during 2019/20.</p><p> </p><p>Phase 2 of the Cancer Workforce Plan will follow the Workforce Implementation Plan published later in 2019.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 216168 remove filter
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less than 2019-02-07T17:28:08.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T17:28:08.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tim Farron more like this