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District Health Authority Staffing

Volume 130: debated on Thursday 31 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list in respect of each district health authority (a) the total number of full-time equivalent employees and (b) the total number of full-time equivalent management employees above the level of department head or ward sister.

[holding answer 4 February 1988]: Such information as is available centrally is shown in the tables. Information on management employees in the form requested is not held centrally.

NHS directly employed staff1 2in post 30 September 1986
RegionWhole-time equivalent31986
Northern53,510
Yorkshire59,570
Trent74,310
East Anglia30.490
North West Thames54,810
North East Thames69,060
South East Thames61,860

Region

Whole-time equivalent

3

1986

South West Thames45,660
Wessex43,520
Oxford33,210
South Western52,370
West Midlands84,230
Mersey42,870
North Western74,080
England4801,590

Source:

DHSS(SR7) Annual censuses of NHS medical and non-medical manpower.

1 Includes permanent paid, ho norary and locum medical and dental staff.

2 Includes agency nursing and midwifery staff.

3 Figures are independently rounded to the nearest ten(10) whole-time equivalents.

4 Includes staff in London Post Graduate Special Health Authorities, Dental Estimates Board, Prescription Pricing Authority, London Ambulance Services Staff, and Family Practitioner Committees' directly employed staff.

NHS directly employed staff

1 2 3

in post 30 September 1986

4

Whole-time equivalents

Northern RHA

Total53,510
Hartlepool1,570
North Tees2,490
South Tees5,020
East Cumbria2,980
South Cumbria2,060
West Cumbria2,050
Darlington2,270
Durham2,440
North West Durham1,370
South West Durham2,690
Northumberland5,190
Gateshead2,680
Newcastle (T)9,600
North Tyneside1,840
South Tyneside1,770
Sunderland5,000

Yorkshire RHA

Total59,570
Hull5,180
East Yorkshire2,960
Grimsby2,460
Scunthorpe2,040
Northallerton970
York4,370
Scarborough1,660
Harrogate2,190
Bradford5,090
Airedale2,500
Calderdale2,600
Huddersfield3,650
Dewsbury1,910
Leeds Western (T)6,940
Leeds Eastern (T)6,430
Wakefield3,770
Pontefract1,940

Trent RHA

Total74,310
North Derbyshire3,750
Southern Derbyshire7,510
Leicestershire (T)12,460
North Lincolnshire4,620
South Lincolnshire3,600
Bassetlaw1,210
Central Nottinghamshire4,200

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Whole-time equivalents

Nottingham (T)11,200
Barnsley2,900
Doncaster4,060
Rotherham3,200
Sheffield (T)12,740

East Anglia RHA

Total30,490
Cambridge (T)5,140
Peterborough3,050
West Suffolk2,860
East Suffolk5,050
Norwich7,140
Great Yarmouth and Waveney2,580
West Norfolk and Wisbech2,160
Huntingdon1,370

North West Thames RHA

Total54,810
North Bedfordshire2,780
South Bedfordshire3,360
North Hertfordshire1,950
East Hertfordshire1,840
North West Hertfordshire5,440
South West Hertfordshire2,200
Barnet5,250
Harrow2,660
Hillingdon3,900
Hounslow and Spelthorne3,550
Ealing2,930
Brent4,020
Paddington and North Kensington (T)4,040
Riverside (T)8,760

North East Thames RHA

Total69,060
Basildon and Thurrock4,110
Mid Essex3,920
North East Essex5,130
West Essex2,910
Southend3,760
Barking Havering and Brentwood5,820
Hampstead (T)4,640
Bloomsbury (T)7,850
Islington3,200
City and Hackney (T)5,760
Newhara2,260
Tower Hamlets (T)5,050
Enfield2,730
Haringey2,790
Redbridge2,710
Waltham Forest4,560

South East Thames RHA

Total61,860
Brighton4,680
Eastbourne3,330
Hastings2,400
South East Kent2,970
Canterbury and Thanet4,570
Dartford and Gravesham3,780
Maidstone2,690
Medway3,650
Tunbridge Wells3,640
Bexley2,800
Greenwich4,070
Bromley3,820
West Lambeth (T)5,440
Camberwell (T)4,530
Lewisham and North Southwark (T)7,730

South West Thames RHA

Total45,660
North West Surrey2,960
West Surrey and North East Hampshire3,020
South West Surrey2,450

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Whole-time equivalents

Mid Surrey3,100
East Surrey3,540
Chichester2,420
Mid Downs3,140
Worthing2,830
Croydon4,390
Kingston and Esher2,920
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton2,440
Wandsworth (T)5,740
Merton and Sutton4,940

Wessex RHA

Total43,520
East Dorset5,570
West Dorset3,190
Portsmouth and SE Hampshire6,520
Southampton and SW Hampshire (T)7,970
Winchester2,820
Basingstoke and N Hampshire3,080
Salisbury2,490
Swindon3,300
Bath5,430
Isle of Wight1,900

Oxford RHA

Total33,210
East Berkshire4,040
West Berkshire5,650
Aylesbury Vale3,080
Wycombe2,310
Milton Keynes1,360
Kettering2,650
Northampton4,400
Oxfordshire (T)8,180

South Western RHA

Total52,370
Bristol and Weston (T)7,170
Frenchay4,680
Southmead3,870
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly5,380
Exeter6,370
North Devon1,820
Plymouth5,480
Torbay3,130
Cheltenham and District2,380
Gloucester4,640
Somerset5,790

West Midlands RHA

Total84,230
Bromsgrove and Redditch2,150
Herefordshire2,100
Kidderminster and District2,200
Worcester and District3,590
Shropshire5,310
Mid Staffordshire3,530
North Staffordshire7,430
South East Staffordshire3,330
Rugby840
North Warwickshire2,400
South Warwickshire3,540
Central Birmingham (T)6,100
East Birmingham2,700
North Birmingham2,630
South Birmingham4,980
West Birmingham4,950
Coventry5,000
Dudley4,120
Sandwell2,960
Solihull2,140
Walsall3,450
Wolverhampton4,320

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Whole-time equivalents

Mersey RHA

Total42,870
Chester3,570
Crewe3,070
Halton1,100
Macclesfield2,700
Warrington3,920
Liverpool (T)10,430
St. Helens and Knowsley4,690
Southport and Formby2,080
South Sefton4,130
Wirral5,030

North Western RHA

Total74,080
Lancaster3,800
Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde4,290
Preston5,390
Blackburn. Hyndburn and Ribble Valley4,900
Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale4,420
West Lancashire1,780
Chorley and South Ribble1,060
Bolton3,410
Bury1,830
North Manchester4,680
Central Manchester (T)4,610
South Manchester (T)6,540
Oldham2,790
Rochdale2,190
Salford (T)6,340
Stockport3,750
Tameside and Glossop2,500
Trafford2,350
Wigan3,810

Source: DHSS annual census of National Health Service medical and non-medical manpower.

Notes to all regional tables:

1. Includes permanent paid, honorary and locum medical and dental staff. Excludes consultants in non-teaching district health authorities and senior registrars in all district health authorities — these staff have their contracts with regional health authorities.

2. Includes agency nursing and midwifery staff.

3. Regional totals including regional headquarters and headquarters units staff, and staff whose contracts are held by regional health authorities.

4. Figures are independently rounded to nearest ten (10) whole-time equivalents.

(T)—Denotes teaching authority.