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

Published: 19 Dec 2019
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
19 Dec 2019
NHS (Scotland) female employees who have taken early retirement: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/02567
Date received: 25 Nov 2019
Date responded: 18 Dec 2019
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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