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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Medical and dental staff by grade and year
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Click here to sort2021-JUNAt 30 June; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2021-SEPAt 30 September; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2021-DECAt 31 December; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2022-MARAt 31 March; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2022-JUNAt 30 June; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2022-SEPAt 30 September; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2022-DECAt 31 December; Data for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust revised in August 2023Click here to sort2023-MARAt 31 MarchClick here to sort2023-JUNAt 30 JuneClick here to sort2023-SEPAt 30 SeptemberClick here to sort2023-DECAt 31 December
[Collapse]All gradesIncludes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015.7,278.17,505.17,576.97,590.27,578.27,836.07,901.37,913.57,879.38,103.28,232.5
All gradesIncludes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015.Consultant2,782.62,788.82,794.02,805.92,805.72,849.82,880.32,898.72,892.92,921.42,949.1
Specialty Doctor682.1692.4721.6743.9760.0768.4777.6803.3821.7816.0835.6
Staff Grade3.03.03.03.03.03.03.03.02.02.02.0
Associate Specialist176.0170.4164.1162.2155.0150.7145.1144.1143.2137.4136.6
Specialist RegistrarIncludes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015. NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) has now become the lead employer for Foundation Dentists (trainees). As the single lead employer arrangement is rolled out to other grades and specialities, similar to the set-up for GP trainees, more trainees (both medical and dental) will come under Velindre until 31 March 2021, and under NWSSP from 1 April 2021.2,489.12,648.32,674.82,646.32,625.82,853.02,845.02,788.72,737.32,918.32,978.4
Senior House Officer220.3227.0236.2234.8239.6200.2223.2247.0253.5227.8238.2
Foundation House Officer 2338.0355.5362.5371.2372.9390.3391.1394.1400.4432.1427.5
Foundation House Officer 1352.9386.5387.0389.4385.6397.9420.3416.4407.2418.7432.1
House Officer.The data item is not applicable0.6.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Senior Dental Officer26.026.926.626.224.326.427.030.730.829.629.6
Dental OfficerIncludes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015. NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) has now become the lead employer for Foundation Dentists (trainees). As the single lead employer arrangement is rolled out to other grades and specialities, similar to the set-up for GP trainees, more trainees (both medical and dental) will come under Velindre until 31 March 2021, and under NWSSP from 1 April 2021.113.7117.6117.2118.5115.7108.0104.2102.2106.0114.2114.6
Clinical Director25.924.424.725.623.323.323.623.322.623.024.5
Clinical Assistant4.84.32.82.72.62.62.32.22.01.81.9
Hospital Practitioner0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Other medical63.559.262.260.464.562.058.259.559.560.562.2

Metadata

Title

NHS medical and dental staff, by grade and specialty

Last update

17 April 2024 17 April 2024

Next update

17 July 2024

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

NHS electronic staff record

Source 2

Workforce Services, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

Contact email

stats.healthinfo@gov.wales

Designation

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Assignment count and Full-time equivalent of directly employed NHS staff by grade and area of work. General Medical and Dental Practitioners are excluded as they are independent NHS contractors.

Data collection and calculation

Extracted from the NHS Electronic Staff Record system. Staff groups and areas of work are determined from NHS occupational codes - see linked manual for more detail.

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) became the lead employer for General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015 onwards. Previously GPs in training who rotated into a GP surgery would be employed by the surgery and therefore leave the NHS Wales payroll. Now NWSSP keeps continuous employment and these figures are shown against Velindre NHS Trust, which hosts NWSSP. In addition to these, GP trainees who are on hospital rotations are recorded under the specialty of their current role against Velindre NHS trust from 2015 until 31 March 2021, and under NWSSP from 1 April 2021. Previously these trainees were recorded against the Local Health Boards (LHBs) which hosted the trainee. As a result the numbers recorded against the LHBs in the relevant specialties have fallen.

Frequency of publication

Quarterly

Data reference periods

Annually until end September 2018, quarterly from end December 2018 onwards

Users, uses and context

See quality report - link in weblinks

Rounding applied

Full-time equivalents are rounded to 1 decimal place.

Revisions information

There are no planned revisions.

Statistical quality

See quality report - link in weblinks

Keywords

Staff; NHS