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NHS Sickness Absence Rates April 2016 to June 2016

02:45 June 28, 2017 - 09:30 October 25, 2016
Publication date: October 25, 2016
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Summary

This statistical bulletin relates to sickness absence rates for staff at NHS organisations on the Electronic Staff Record (ESR) April 2016 to June 2016

Key facts

·       Between April and June 2016 the average sickness absence rate for the NHS in England was 3.93 per cent, almost the same as the same period in 2015.

·       The North West HEE region had the highest average sickness absence rate at 4.54 per cent. North West London HEE region had the lowest average at 3.11 per cent.

·       Healthcare Assistants and Other Support Staff were the staff group with the highest average sickness absence rate with an average of 6.00 per cent. Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting Learners had the lowest average at 0.93 per cent. 

·       Amongst types of organisation, Ambulance had the highest average sickness absence rate with an average of 5.00 per cent. Commissioning Support Units had the lowest average with a rate of 2.60 per cent.

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Coverage

Date Range: April 30, 2009 to June 30, 2016
Geographical coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
NHS Trusts
Mental Health Trusts
Hospital Trusts
Hospital and Community Health Services
Regions

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