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NHS nurse numbers increase and nursing student acceptances rise

 

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NHS nurse numbers increase and nursing student acceptances rise

The number of nurses in the NHS in England increased by 14,199 compared to last year, and the number of doctors has risen by 9,283, figures published up until the end of June show. All professionally qualified clinical staff, paramedics and support to clinical staff are now at record levels.

Alongside this, the latest UCAS figures out today show there are record numbers of people accepting a place to study nursing in England, with a 23% increase on the same time last year. Click here for more.