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NHS Board Projected staff in Post changes for 2015/16

NHS Board Projected staff in Post changes for 2015/16

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

ISBN: 9781785446047

NHS boards have been asked to provide workforce projections for 2015/16. These projections are based on staff in post whole time equivalent (WTE).

Executive Summary

Main findings for financial year 2015/16:

• Total staff in post is projected to increase by 1,032.0 WTE (up 0.8%).

• Medical (HCHS) staff projected to increase by 168.4 WTE (up 1.4%).

• Nursing and Midwifery is projected to increase by 641.9 WTE (up 1.1%), the largest WTE increase being projected in NHS Lothian (up 148.1 WTE, or 1.6%).

• Allied Health Profession job family is projected to increase by 263.2 WTE (up 2.4%). This is largely attributed to Ambulance Services Staff leaving to train as Paramedics which are classed in AHP.

• Administrative Services is projected to decrease by 27.6 WTE (down 0.1%).