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Nurse numbers increase by 8,570 in the past year

The number of nurses has gone up as the government works to increase nursing numbers in the NHS by 50,000 in the next five years.

Since 2010, there have been increases of more than 20,000 more doctors, 18,500 more nurses, midwives and health visitors, and 4,900 more paramedics.