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Table 4 Overseas and domestic registered nurses, April 2004a

From: International nurse recruitment and NHS vacancies: a cross-sectional analysis

   Training Sourceb  
SHA name Total UK Intl %UK %Intl %Intl in SHAc
Norfolk, Suffolk & ambridgeshire 21775 20364 1411 93.5 6.5 4.6
Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire 15416 14305 1111 92.8 7.2 3.6
Essex 13976 13200 776 94.5 5.6 2.5
London       
   North West London 16785 14251 2534 84.9 15.1 8.2
   North Central London 11379 10215 1164 89.8 10.2 3.8
   North East London 13632 12330 1302 90.5 9.6 4.2
   South East London 16384 15093 1291 92.1 7.9 4.2
   South West London 14437 13260 1177 91.9 8.2 3.8
Northumberland, Tyne & Wear 14588 14080 508 96.5 3.5 1.7
County Durham & Tees Valley 12147 11867 280 97.7 2.3 0.9
NE Yorkshire & N Lincolnshire 17842 17496 346 98.1 1.9 1.1
West Yorkshire 20594 19569 1025 95.0 5.0 3.3
Cumbria & ancashire 21246 20647 599 97.2 2.8 1.9
Greater Manchester 25279 23882 1397 94.5 5.5 4.5
Cheshire & Merseyside 26948 25758 1190 95.6 4.4 3.9
The Southeast       
   Thames Valley 20044 18461 1583 92.1 7.9 5.1
   Hampshire & Isle of Wight 18370 17355 1015 94.5 5.5 3.3
   Kent & Medway 14562 13930 632 95.7 4.3 2.1
   Surrey & Sussex 28048 26274 1774 93.7 6.3 5.8
Avon, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire 23765 22178 1587 93.3 6.7 5.2
South West Peninsula 16902 16653 249 98.5 1.5 0.8
Dorset & Somerset 12662 12206 456 96.4 3.6 1.5
South Yorkshire 13355 12916 439 96.7 3.3 1.4
Trent 26817 26049 768 97.1 2.9 2.5
Leics, Northamptonshire & Rutland 15028 14546 482 96.8 3.2 1.6
Shropshire & Staffordshire 16108 15536 572 96.5 3.6 1.9
Birmingham & the Black Country 19620 18348 1272 93.5 6.5 4.1
West Midlands South 15813 15275 538 96.6 3.4 1.8
All London SHAs 72617 65149 7468 89.7 10.3 24.2
Southeast Region 81024 76020 5004 93.8 6.2 16.2
Rest of England 349881 334875 15006 95.7 4.3 48.7
England TOTAL 503522 476044 27478 94.5 5.5 89.2
Wales 33281 32022 1259 96.2 3.8 4.1
Scotland 66817 65935 882 98.7 1.3 2.9
Northern Ireland 21645 20591 1054 95.1 4.9 3.4
  1. aQualified nurses, midwives and health visitors registered with the NMC in mid-April, 2004, known to reside in the UK. All those residing outside the UK or with unknown postcode are excluded (31154 cases). Counts of registered nurses in the Channel Islands or Isle of Mann are included in UK total, but not assigned to any SHAs or country totals within this table. Note: International refers to registered nurses who trained outside the UK.
  2. bThe #UK(or foreign)-trained registrants divided by #registrants residing in the SHA.
  3. cCalculated as #foreign-trained nurses in this SHA divided by total #foreign-trained nurses on the NMC register known to reside in the UK (30,808).