Scottish student nurse and midwifery numbers reach record high as they plummet in Toryland

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John Robertson
Scottish student nurse and midwifery numbers reach record high as they plummet in Toryland

© Glasgow Pictish University We’ve already heard of developments in NHS England: Nursing course applications fall for second year after student bursary scrapped. Applications to study nursing in England have fallen for a second year, dropping by a third since the Government removed bursaries in 2017 requiring nurses and midwives to pay £9,000 a year in fees. UCAS figures for the first wave of applicants hoping to start university courses in September 2018 show that the number of students wanting to study NHS nursing have again fallen sharply,…

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John Robertson
Scottish student nurse and midwifery numbers reach record high as they plummet in Toryland