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NHS Sickness Absence Rates: April 2017 to June 2017Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 24 Oct 2017
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- NHS Trusts, Hospital Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups
- Date Range:
- 30 Apr 2009 to 30 Jun 2017
NHS Sickness Absence Rates: April 2017 to June 2017
•Between April and June 2017 the average sickness absence rate for the NHS in England was 3.80 per cent, a decrease on the same period in 2016.
•The North West HEE region had the highest average sickness absence rate at 4.41 per cent. North West London HEE region had the lowest average at 2.95 per cent.
•Healthcare Assistants and Other Support Staff were the staff group with the highest average sickness absence rate with an average of 5.77 per cent. Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting Learners had the lowest average at 1.19 per cent.
•Amongst types of organisation, Ambulance had the highest average sickness absence rate with an average of 5.03 per cent. Special Health Authority had the lowest average with a rate of 2.53 per cent.