Number of new nursing students drop as medics rise

Student Nurses: Bedpans and Bandages

The number of student nurses given places at English universities has fallen by 4 per cent between 2018 and 2017 but the number of medicine and dentistry students has increased by 12 per cent, according to the latest data.

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