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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff, by grade and area of work
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[Collapse]All nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.31,159.333,014.333,163.133,051.133,300.633,350.233,639.135,896.934,762.135,087.136,026.835,930.1
All nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.[Collapse]All registered nursing staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.20,528.921,311.621,366.921,227.021,359.421,450.921,555.321,588.921,898.222,186.122,549.522,625.6
All registered nursing staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.[Expand]Nurse Manager532.1690.8691.9683.3699.8728.6734.6725.3857.1898.0918.3930.7
[Expand]Nurse Consultant54.926.525.121.528.030.531.836.336.536.135.641.4
[Expand]Modern Matron1.898.0100.599.5103.7103.7105.5104.4103.899.3104.991.7
[Expand]Community Matron.The data item is not applicable2.05.61.01.01.01.02.02.02.03.03.0
[Expand]Children's Nurse295.6323.0530.3526.7857.7870.8858.8846.1931.5966.4965.8959.9
[Expand]Health Visitor759.5869.0875.6865.9879.1875.6885.1870.9871.1881.4867.9851.2
[Expand]District Nurse / Community Psychiatric Nurse / Community Learning Disability Nurse851.3997.91,011.41,020.91,018.31,049.91,168.71,171.11,151.71,142.91,148.61,147.3
[Expand]Qualified School Nurse41.197.094.091.791.2116.4113.3111.7108.4108.4110.7111.9
[Expand]Other 1st level nurse17,822.318,144.917,687.817,553.117,261.717,508.917,498.617,573.517,680.717,906.218,254.018,361.9
[Expand]Other 2nd level nurseA number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.138.824.6306.6324.7374.0124.1120.7114.4114.8106.4105.695.6
[Expand]Post 1st level registration learner31.638.038.038.645.041.237.233.240.839.035.031.1
[Collapse]All registered midwifery staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.[Expand]Registered Midwife1,217.21,390.31,377.81,365.51,389.41,398.81,394.11,383.51,376.61,390.91,395.21,372.7
[Collapse]All nursing and midwifery support staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.9,413.310,312.410,418.510,458.610,551.710,500.510,689.612,924.411,487.411,510.112,082.211,931.8
All nursing and midwifery support staff1) 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) A number of data quality issues have been identified with the data for this release. This mostly affects some of the more detailed staff breakdowns.[Expand]Nursing Assistant Practitioner1.6114.7126.1120.4152.9133.5169.5170.2192.2288.1327.8354.4
[Expand]Nursery Nurse215.4239.1245.0244.4240.7258.5259.3261.5258.2243.8247.1251.1
[Expand]Nursing assistant / auxiliaryDuring 2018 many Health Care Assistants (HCAs) (occupation code H1) were re-coded as Nursing Assistants / Auxiliaries (N9). To show as comparable a position as possible over time, HCAs working in nursing services (shown separately in previous years) are now included within the nursing, midwifery and health visiting group (unqualified and total staff). Some health boards have yet to recode H1s to N9s.6,196.79,576.39,642.49,671.69,725.69,708.39,819.710,260.510,161.610,441.911,026.410,943.5
[Expand]Pre-registration learner25.56.66.622.232.732.166.31,843.9500.9189.1150.786.3
[Expand]Health Care AssistantDuring 2018 Betsi Cadwaladr and Cwm Taf Health Boards recoded many of their former Health Care Assistants (HCAs) (occupation code H1) as Nursing Assistants / Auxiliaries (N9) bringing them in line with most of the other Health Boards. To show as comparable a position as possible over time, HCAs in previous years are now included within the nursing, midwifery and health visiting group.2,974.0375.8398.3400.0399.8368.0374.9388.4374.4347.2330.3296.4

Metadata

Title

Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff, by grade and area of work

Last update

17 November 2021 17 November 2021

Next update

16 February 2022

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.

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.

Keywords

Staff; NHS

Statistical quality

See linked publication.