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Staff directly employed by the NHS

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  • Release date: 11 June 2013
  • Period covered: 2011-2012
An annual report which includes data on medical, dental, nursing and midwifery staff.

30 September 2013 - Postponed

The report due to be published in March 2014 has been postponed to allow for more time to validate data supplied by the NHS. A revised publication date will be announced as soon as possible.

2011-2012

Between 2011 and 2012 (in terms of whole-time equivalent numbers)

  • Directly employed NHS staff increased slightly by 152 (0.2 per cent) to 71,969.
  • Medical and dental staff increased by 65 (1.1 per cent) to 5,878; of these staff, hospital medical and dental consultants increased by 57 (2.7 per cent) to 2,229.
  • Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 81 (0.3 per cent) to 28,080; of these staff, qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 46 (0.2 per cent) to 21,779.
  • Unqualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 36 (0.6 per cent) to 6,301.
  • Scientific, therapeutic & technical staff increased by 92 (0.8 per cent) to 11,542.
  • Administration & estates staff decreased by 221 (1.5 per cent) to 15,009; of these staff, managers decreased by 83 (4.0 per cent) to 2,009.
  • Other staff (including healthcare assistants, support staff and ambulance staff) increased by 134 (1.2 per cent) to 11,460.

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