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NHS staff vacancies

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  • Release date: 30 August 2011
  • Period covered: 31 March 2011
An annual report presenting information on length of vacancies and positions.

Key points

At 31 March 2011

  • 85 NHS posts had been vacant for three months or more. This represents a 15 per cent decrease on the 101 vacancies reported six months earlier.
  • These vacancies account for 0.2* per cent of all NHS posts, the same as six months earlier* and lower than 0.4 per cent a year ago.

Vacancies in different staff groups

  • 45 (2.1* per cent) consultant posts – an increase from 11 (0.4* per cent) six months earlier.
  • 41 in other staff groups – a decrease of 50 compared with six months earlier.

* Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board has reported no vacancies for 31 March 2011 or six months earlier and did not submit data. Therefore Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board is not included in the calculations for the percentage of all posts vacant at 31 March 2011 or six months earlier.

Contact

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E-mail: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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