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NHS Sickness Absence Rates NHS Sickness Absence Rates January to March 2021, and Annual Summary 2009 to 2021, Provisional Statistics

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Sickness absence rates for English NHS staff are calculated by dividing the “Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Number of Days Sick” (including non-working days) by the “FTE Number of Days available” for each month, quarter or year from the absence dimension within the ESR Data Warehouse.


Table conventions

We use the following symbol in tables:

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