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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 sort2009At 30 SeptemberClick here to sort2018At 30 SeptemberClick here to sort2018-DECAt 31 DecemberClick here to sort2019-MARAt 31 MarchClick here to sort2019-JUNAt 30 JuneClick here to sort2019-SEPAt 30 SeptemberClick here to sort2019-DECAt 31 DecemberClick here to sort2020-MARAt 31 MarchClick here to sort2020-JUN1) Most of the staff groups include staff on short term or fixed contracts – these include health professional students and recently retired staff brought in to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2) At 30 June
[Collapse]All grades1) At 30 June 2020, most of the staff groups included staff on short term or fixed contracts – these included health professional students and recently retired staff brought in to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2) Includes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015.5,637.46,539.56,568.66,507.76,439.26,692.66,741.26,801.77,016.0
All grades1) At 30 June 2020, most of the staff groups included staff on short term or fixed contracts – these included health professional students and recently retired staff brought in to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2) Includes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015.Consultant2,035.62,546.92,566.12,561.52,562.62,598.02,612.22,645.12,664.0
Specialty Doctor275.4564.2570.9568.1541.9568.2588.8596.8599.2
Staff Grade101.33.13.13.13.13.13.13.13.1
Associate Specialist377.2225.1219.3216.3212.5207.7207.8201.0191.5
Specialist RegistrarIncludes General Practice (Doctors in Training only) from 2015.1,778.22,194.82,169.92,121.52,081.92,272.02,293.42,305.52,284.5
Senior House Officer277.2180.4188.7186.9192.2185.9181.2193.7200.7
Foundation House Officer 2251.0336.3337.3339.0337.4350.3343.6342.8339.0
Foundation House Officer 1313.5339.0336.4336.4339.6346.5343.5340.2462.6
House Officer27.6.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
Senior Dental Officer22.225.123.725.825.624.624.224.224.7
Dental Officer64.661.268.666.764.560.364.666.563.6
Clinical Director14.323.323.423.923.124.525.225.026.2
Clinical Assistant22.95.35.35.15.05.15.15.15.0
Hospital Practitioner4.61.31.31.30.30.30.30.30.3
Other medicalIncludes medical students brought in to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.71.933.554.852.149.446.148.352.4151.7

Metadata

Title

NHS medical and dental staff, by grade and specialty

Last update

18 November 2020 18 November 2020

Next update

February 2021

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 onwards. 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 linked publication.

Rounding applied

Full-time equivalents are rounded to 1 decimal place.

Revisions information

There are no planned revisions.

Statistical quality

See linked publication.

Keywords

Staff; NHS