Date lodged: 25 February 2019
To ask the Scottish Government how many cardiac paediatric nurses the NHS employs, broken down by NHS board.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 5 March 2019
The exact information requested is not centrally available.
Information on the headcount and whole time equivalent of nursing and midwifery staff by specialty, including paediatrics, broken down by NHS Board can be found on the workforce statistics site at: https://www.isdscotland.org/health-topics/Workforce/publications/2018-12-04/Nursing-and-Midwifery.asp
Information about clinical nurse specialists is incomplete and only available for Paediatric and Cardiology but not both combined. A breakdown by NHS Board can be found on the workforce statistics site at: https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2018-12-04/Clinical_Nurse_Specialists_S2018.xls