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NHS Workforce Statistics - September 2018

This is part of

Official statistics
Publication date:
Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Ambulance Trusts, Care Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Community health services, Health Education England Region, Hospital and Community Health Services, Hospital Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, NHS Trusts, Primary Care Organisations, Primary Care Trusts, Regional health body, Regions
Date range:
30 Sep 2009 to 30 Sep 2018

Summary

Publication changes: Please read the section on 'Notes on changes to publications' within the PDF report as this highlights changes to data currently published and potentially the frequency of future reports.

This report shows monthly numbers of NHS Hospital and Community Health Service (HCHS) staff groups working in Trusts and CCGs in England (excluding primary care staff). Data is available as headcount and full-time equivalents.

This data is an accurate summary of the validated data extracted from the NHS's HR and Payroll system. In addition to the regular monthly reports there are a series of quarterly reports (first published on 26 July 2016 looking at the data for March 2016) which include statistics on staff in Trusts and CCGs and information for NHS Support Organisations and Central Bodies.

The quarterly analysis will be published each; September (showing June statistics) December (showing September statistics) March (showing December statistics) June (showing March statistics).

CSV data is available for every month back to September 2009 within the March 2016 report. Due to their size they are broken down into several files. A link to the March 2016 data is given in the 'Related Links' section below.

Additional healthcare workforce data relating to GPs and Independent Sector workforce are also available; links to this data are available below.

We hope this information is helpful and would be grateful if you could spare a couple of minutes to complete a short customer satisfaction survey. The link to this is in the 'related links' section below.

We welcome feedback on the methodology and tables within this publication. Please email us with your comments and suggestions, clearly stating Monthly HCHS Workforce as the subject heading, via enquiries@nhsdigital.nhs.uk or 0300 303 5678

Key facts

This is the latest publication of a monthly series of the Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS) workforce statistics using data from the Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

The figures do not include data for GPs and practice staff.

Resources

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Last edited: 20 December 2018 10:16 am