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Staff directly employed by the NHS

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  • Release date: 30 March 2016
  • Period covered: 30 September 2015
An annual report which includes data on medical, dental, nursing and midwifery staff.

Between 2014 and 2015 (in terms of full-time equivalent numbers)

  • The total number of directly employed NHS staff increased by 1,494 (2.1 per cent) to 73,958.
  • Medical & dental staff increased by 109 (1.8 per cent) to 6,120.
  • Hospital medical and dental consultants increased by 33 (1.4 per cent) to 2,303.
  • Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 383 (1.4 per cent) to 28,684.
  • Scientific, therapeutic & technical staff increased by 301 (2.6 per cent) to 11,971.
  • Administration & estates staff increased by 552 (3.6 per cent) to 15,724. Of these staff, managers decreased by 77 (3.9 per cent) to 1,898.
  • Other staff (including healthcare assistants, support staff and ambulance staff) increased by 150 (1.3 per cent) to 11,459.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2082 5741
E-mail: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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