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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Non-medical NHS staff by grade and staff group
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[Collapse]All grades67,141.266,762.065,992.266,093.566,320.466,452.267,836.370,055.471,596.5
All grades[Expand]All nursing staff28,185.228,157.227,979.728,068.328,254.328,300.228,686.129,387.929,523.5
[Expand]All central functions grades16,068.115,471.815,192.415,039.115,120.115,172.415,757.016,580.117,384.0
[Expand]All scientific, therapeutic and technical grades11,264.711,506.611,471.711,549.011,616.311,670.811,971.512,428.812,799.2
[Expand]All HCA and support worker grades9,474.39,601.49,303.09,366.79,280.59,246.59,315.39,523.59,704.4
[Expand]All ambulance grades1,855.11,858.91,872.61,937.31,917.81,947.51,998.32,045.32,084.4
[Expand]All other non-medical staff grades293.8166.0172.7133.1131.5114.8108.189.7100.9


Non-medical NHS staff, by grade and area of work

Last update
28 March 2018 28 March 2018

Next update
March 2019 (provisional)

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
NHS electronic staff record

Source 2
Workforce Services, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

Contact email

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage

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

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.

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
30 September

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.

Staff; NHS