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NHS Sickness Absence Rates April 2020, Provisional Statistics

Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Ambulance Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Hospital Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, NHS Trusts, Regions
Date Range:
30 Apr 2009 to 30 Apr 2020

Summary

NHS Sickness Absence Rates April 2020, Provisional Statistics

Key Facts

Tables 1-4 (Monthly Sickness Absence Rates by NHS England region, Staff Group, Organisation Type and Organisation) from the quarterly Sickness Absence reports are published on a monthly basis on the same day as the Monthly workforce publication. This is to enable the data in these publications to be available on a more frequent and timely basis.

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NHS Absence rates in April 2020

The overall sickness absence rate for England was 6.2%.

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Regional and organisational type variation

The London region reported the highest sickness absence rate at 7.2% and South West reported the lowest at 4.5%.

 

Ambulance Trusts had the highest sickness absence rate at 7.3%. Clinical Commissioning Groups had the lowest at 2.3%.

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Staff group differences

Support to ambulance staff reported the highest sickness absence rate at 8.6% and Hospital Practitioner / Clinical Assistant the lowest rate at 0.9%.

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Reason for sickness absence

The most reported reason for sickness absence was Anxiety/stress/depression/other psychiatric illnesses at 20.9%.

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