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Staff directly employed by the NHS

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  • Release date: 29 May 2014
  • Period covered: 2012-2013
An annual report which includes data on medical, dental, nursing and midwifery staff.

Between 2012 and 2013 (in terms of whole-time equivalent numbers)

  • The total number of directly employed NHS staff increased slightly by 391 (0.5 per cent) to 72,393.
  • Medical & dental staff increased by 164 (2.8 per cent) to 6,073. Of these staff, hospital medical and dental consultants increased by 51 (2.3 per cent) to 2,275.
  • Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 186 (0.7 per cent) to 28,254.
  • Scientific, therapeutic & technical staff increased by 67 (0.6 per cent) to 11,616.
  • Administration & estates staff increased by 81 (0.5 per cent) to 15,120. Of these staff, managers decreased by 50 (2.5 per cent) to 1,985.
  • Other staff (including healthcare assistants, support staff and ambulance staff) decreased by 107 (0.9 per cent) to 11,330.

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