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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Nurses: 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 assessment he has made of the potential merits of nurse training course fees and bursaries being paid for by the NHS subject to the completion of several years of post-registration work as a nurse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>In August 2017 the Government changed the funding system for pre-registration undergraduate nurse training. The intention of the reforms is to boost participation and secure the future supply of home-grown nurses to the National Health Service and enable universities to create additional nursing and midwifery training places.</p><p> </p><p>On 7 February, the University and College Admissions Service (UCAS) published full-time undergraduate nursing and midwifery applications made by the 15 January deadline. This data showed a 4.5% increase in the number of applicants compared to the same point in 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Based on the data UCAS published in February, there is no intention to provide bursaries for nurse training course fees.</p><p> </p><p>On 9 May 2018 the former Secretary of State for Health (Rt. hon. Jeremy Hunt MP) announced a £10,000 package of golden hello payments for 2018/19 loan funded postgraduate nursing students that take up employment in learning disability, mental health or community service nursing roles. The full details of this incentive will be published in due course.</p><p> </p><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 NHS will have the staff it needs so that nurses have the time they need to care, working in a supportive culture that allows them to provide the expert compassionate care they are committed to providing.</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>
star this property answering member constituency Wimbledon more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Hammond more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220204 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this