NHS Digital | NHS Workforce Statistics November 2017, Provisional Statistics
The latest NHS Workforce Statistics have been published. The data is available as headcount and full-time equivalents (FTE) for NHS Hospital and Community Health Service (HCHS) staff groups working in Trusts and CCGs in England; it excludes primary care staff.
In November 2017:
- The headcount was a little over 1.2 million in November 2017. This is 2,268 (0.2 per cent) more than the previous month (1,200,538) and a 1.6 per cent more than in November 2016.
- The FTE total was 1,061,902 in November 2017. This is 1,917 (0.2 per cent) more than the previous month (1,059,985) and 17,427 (1.7 per cent) more than in November 2016 (1,044,475).
- Professionally qualified staff make up over half (54.2 per cent) of the HCHS workforce (based on FTE).
The data can be read here
More details and further resources are available at NHS Digital