Data on sickness absence rates for directly employed NHS staff for October to December 2018.
- Sickness absence was 5.6%, up 0.1 percentage point from the same period in 2017.
- The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust had the highest sickness absence, 7.5%.
- Health Education and Improvement Wales Special Health Authority had the lowest sickness absence, 1.4%.
- The highest staff group sickness absence was in the Ambulance staff group, 7.9%.
- The lowest staff group sickness absence was in the Medical and Dental staff group, 1.8%.
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