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date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
hansard heading Nurses: Vacancies more like this
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many unfilled NHS nursing posts there were in (a) London and (b) England in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Bexleyheath and Crayford more like this
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Sir David Evennett more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
answer text <p>NHS Improvement collects vacancy data for three staff groups; doctors, nurses and ‘other staff’. These vacancy statistics are published for England and at the regional level of North, Midlands and East, London and South.</p><p>NHS Digital published the latest NHS Improvement vacancy data which can be found in the following link:</p><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>The latest statistics show that as of March 2019, there are over 39,500 nursing and midwifery vacancies in England. In London, there are over 9,300 nursing and midwifery vacancies. The majority of these are filled by bank and agency staff.</p><p>NHS Improvement and NHS Employers have been working in partnership to deliver a national programme of action to support National Health Service trusts to improve retention of the nursing and clinical workforce. This provides targeted support to trusts on key issues affecting retention, such as flexible working, supporting new starters and older workers, and development and career planning.</p>
answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
answering member printed Stephen Hammond remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-07-25T14:46:37.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T14:46:37.177Z
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label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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label Biography information for Sir David Evennett more like this