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Mental health and learning disabilities workforce in the NHS

This interactive report allows users to explore trends in the size and composition of the mental health and learning disabilities (MHLD) workforce in England.

Data relating to staff who are either directly providing or supporting the provision of mental health services in secondary care are published by NHS Digital’s Workforce Statistics team. High level numbers are refreshed on a quarterly basis in an interactive report.

Further information on the Mental Health workforce definition used in this report can be found on the National Workforce Data Set (NWD) guidance page of the NHS Digital website:

NHS Mental Health Workforce Definition

NHS Mental Health Workforce Definition Annex - Detailed List of Values 

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Last edited: 25 September 2020 10:07 am