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Publication, Part of

NHS Sickness Absence Rates NHS Sickness October 2020 to December 2020, Provisional Statistics

Official 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:

.” not applicable or no data available

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