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NHS (Scotland) female employees who have taken early retirement: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.


Information requested

  1. The number of NHS (Scotland) female employees who have taken early retirement in each year over the past 5 years.
  2. The split between those retiring early on grounds of ill-health, and those just taking early retirement.

Response

1. The number of NHS (Scotland) female employees who have taken early retirement in each year over the past 5 years.

Financial Year Total Early Retirements
2014/2015 1,535
2015/2016 1,751
2016/2017 3,103
2017/2018 1,897
2018/2019 1,977

2. The split between those retiring early on grounds of ill-health, and those just taking early retirement.

Financial Year Early Retirement (ill-health) Early Retirements
2014/2015 256 1,279
2015/2016 240 1,511
2016/2017 333 2,770
2017/2018 196 1,701
2018/2019 227 1,750

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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