Health Act, 1953

Schools for training of nurses.

64.—(1) In this section—

the expression “nursing school” means a school for the training of persons to be nurses;

the expression “student nurse” means a person being trained to be a nurse.

(2) A health authority may, with the consent of the Minister, and shall, if the Minister so directs, provide and maintain a nursing school in connection with a health institution maintained by them and may, subject to such conditions as they think fit, admit persons to such school as student nurses.

(3) A health authority who maintain a nursing school under this section may, with the consent of the Minister, pay remuneration to a student nurse of the school.