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Staff directly employed by the NHS

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  • Release date: 11 March 2015
  • Period covered: 30 September 2014
  • Next update: March 2016
An annual report which includes data on medical, dental, nursing and midwifery staff.

Between 2013 and 2014 (in terms of full-time equivalent numbers)

  • The total number of directly employed NHS staff increased slightly by 70 (0.1 per cent) to 72,464.
  • Medical & dental staff decreased by 61 (1.0 per cent) to 6,011. Of these staff, hospital medical and dental consultants decreased by 5 (0.2 per cent) to 2,270.
  • Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 46 (0.2 per cent) to 28,300.
  • Scientific, therapeutic & technical staff increased by 55 (0.5 per cent) to 11,671.
  • Administration & estates staff increased by 52 (0.3 per cent) to 15,172. Of these staff, managers decreased by 9 (0.5 per cent) to 1,976.
  • Other staff (including healthcare assistants, support staff and ambulance staff) decreased by 21 (0.2 per cent) to 11,309.

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Tel: 029 2082 3989
E-mail: stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk