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West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust: Pay

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent by (a) West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust and (b) Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust on salaries and wages for (i) general and senior managers, (ii) nurses and midwives and (iii) administrative and clerical staff in each year since 1997. (159221)

The expenditure on staff costs for managers and senior managers, nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff, and administrative and clerical staff for West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust and Ipswich hospital are shown in the following table. These are the only years that data are currently available by individual organisation.

£000

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust

Managers and senior managers

1,322

1,514

2,001

2,415

2,839

3,730

3,758

Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff

16,601

18,076

21,390

22,735

25,783

29,346

28,731

Administrative and clerical staff

3,793

4,227

4,876

5,329

6,077

6,884

6,916

Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Managers and senior managers

2,127

2,522

3,142

3,758

4,462

4,750

5,786

Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff

20,050

21,858

24,538

26,843

29,826

34,506

34,980

Administrative and clerical staff

5,078

5,990

7,060

8,002

9,031

10,568

11,431

Source: Financial Monitoring and Analysis NHS Accounting