FOI 4208 IELTS Exams

1) How many nurses, midwives, health visitors and healthcare assistants had to pass the International English Language Test System (IELTS) exam before they joined your organisation?

We cannot provide an accurate total, as some of our UK based/overseas qualified nurses arrive at the Trust with their NMC PIN (they may well have had to pass IELTS).  We can however, confirm that we are aware of 201 nurses who have taken their IELTS prior to joining the Trust.

2) How many nurses, midwives, health visitors and healthcare assistants undertook IELTS exams while already employed by your organisation?

We cannot provide an accurate total , we can confirm that we are aware that a small number of Healthcare Assistants have taken their IELTS whilst working at the Trust.

3) For the last two financial years please identify:

* How many nurses failed IELTSNil

* How many nurses retook the IELTS examNil

* How many nurses passed the IELTS exam – Please refer to the answer to question 1) We can confirm that we are aware of 201 nurses who have taken their IELTS prior to joining the Trust.

4) If your organisation covers the cost of any form of tutorial support for nurses before they undertake IELTS please provide the cost of this.

The Trust does not currently provide tutorial support for nurses, before they take their IELTS.

 

 

 

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