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Sickness Absence Rates in the NHS - July-September 2012

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Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Strategic Health Authorities, NHS Trusts, Primary Care Organisations, Hospital Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, Care Trusts, Mental Health Trusts
Date range:
31 Jul 2012 to 30 Sep 2012

Summary

Sickness Absence Rates in the NHS - July-September 2012 

Key facts

  • Between July and September 2012 the average sickness absence rate for the NHS in England was 4.06 per cent an increase from the same period in 2011.

 

  • The North East SHA area had the highest average sickness absence rate at 4.55 per cent. London SHA area had the lowest average at 3.40 per cent, although Special Health Authorities would have had the lowest rate (3.35 per cent) if classed as an area.

 

  • Ambulance Staff were the staff group with the highest average sickness absence rate with an average of 6.24 per cent. Medical and Dental Staff had the lowest average at 1.14 per cent.

 

  • Amongst types of organisation, Ambulance Trusts had the highest average sickness absence rate with an average of 5.76 per cent. Strategic Health Authorities had the lowest average with a rate of 2.76 per cent.

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