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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-10573: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 3 August 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many health visitors have completed Registered Specialist CPH Nurse – Health Visitor training in each of the last six years.

Answered by: Shona Robison 29 August 2017

The numbers competing Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – Health Visitor training in each of the last six years at 18 July 2017 is contained in the following table:

Year

Numbers Completing Health Visitor Training

2011*

61

2012

52

2013

57

2014

57

2015

115

2016**

183

Total

525

Source:

*Data from 2011 to 2015 – NHS Education for Scotland Nursing & Midwifery Annual Statistical Supplement available on request from NHS Education for Scotland

**NHS Education for Scotland management information

In addition to the above course, students can choose the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Generic course. The total number of students who completed both courses from 2011 to 2016 is 658.