NHS Sickness Absence Rates - January 2020, Provisional StatisticsOfficial statistics
- Publication Date:
- 21 May 2020
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- NHS Trusts, Hospital Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups
- Date Range:
- 30 Apr 2009 to 31 Jan 2020
NHS Sickness Absence Rates - January 2020, Provisional Statistics
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.
The overall sickness absence rate for England was 4.8%.
The North West region reported the highest sickness absence rate at 5.6% and London reported the lowest at 4.0%.
Ambulance Trusts had the highest sickness absence rate at 6.3%. Special Health Authorities had the lowest at 3.0%.
Support to ambulance staff reported the highest sickness absence rate at 7.2% and Hospital Practitioner / Clinical Assistant the lowest rate at 0.8%.
The most reported reason for sickness absence was Anxiety/stress/depression/other psychiatric illnesses at 24.3%