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NHS: Ancillary Staff

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the Answer of 28 February 2008, Official Report, columns 1897-903W, on NHS: ancillary staff, what proportion of staff at each acute hospital trust was designated as (a) medical, (b) nursing, (c) midwifery and health visiting, (d) scientific, (e) therapeutic, (f) technical, (g) ambulance, (h) NHS infrastructure support and (i) administrative staff in the latest period for which figures are available. (195437)

The information requested is shown in the following table.

NHS hospital and community health services: NHS staff in acute trusts in England by main staff group as at 30 September 2007

headcount percentage

All NHS staff

Medical and dental staff

Qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff

Qualified scientific, therapeutic and technical staff

Qualified ambulance service staff

Support to clinical staff1

NHS infrastructure re: support2

Total specified organisations

100

10.8

33.6

11.9

0.0

28.1

15.6

Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust

REM

100

10.2

29.6

16.2

0.0

32.3

11.7

Airedale NHS Trust

RCF

100

8.0

25.4

12.7

0.0

30.0

23.9

Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust

RTK

100

13.2

32.0

11.5

0.0

28.4

14.9

Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust

RF4

100

12.3

38.9

12.0

0.0

29.2

7.7

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust

RVL

100

12.4

38.4

11.1

0.0

30.2

7.8

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RFF

100

10.8

33.3

13.1

0.0

31 .8

11.1

Barts and the London NHS Trust

RNJ

100

15.9

39.0

12.5

0.0

20.4

12.2

Basildon and Thurrock General Hospital NHS Trust

ROD

100

8.9

35.2

7.5

0.0

34.1

14.3

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

RC1

100

9.9

33.4

11.6

0.0

30.2

15.0

Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust

RQ3

100

11.6

39.2

15.0

0.0

22.3

11.7

Birmingham Women’s Healthcare NHS Trust

RLU

100

5.8

35.6

14.8

0.0

26.4

17.4

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust

RXL

100

9.0

32.4

10.3

0.0

29.7

18.6

Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust

RMC

100

10.2

36.1

10.4

0.0

29.6

13.8

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RAE

100

11.4

33.3

11.7

0.0

26.1

17.6

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

RXH

100

12.6

37.3

13.1

0.0

25.2

11.8

Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust

RG3

100

12.3

38.3

10.1

0.0

27.7

11.5

Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RXQ

100

12.2

35.5

11.7

0.0

28.0

12.7

Burton Hospitals NHS Trust

RJF

100

10.0

32.2

12.9

0.0

26.0

18.9

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust

RWY

100

9.0

29.9

16.2

0.0

29.9

15.0

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RGT

100

12.7

38.3

14.5

0.0

23.9

10.6

Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals

RW3

100

9.4

35.9

14.1

0.0

26.9

13.6

Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust

RQM

100

17.6

43.8

12.7

0.0

19.0

6.8

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RFS

100

9.3

29.5

11.6

0.0

30.0

19.6

Christie Hospital NHS Trust

RBV

100

8.0

23.6

19.8

0.0

27.1

21.4

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

RLN

100

9.9

33.0

12.8

0.0

26.5

17.8

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Trust

REN

100

9.5

21.5

30.6

0.0

14.8

23.6

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RJR

100

8.6

27.6

14.2

0.0

32.3

17.4

County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

RXP

100

9.4

33.9

8.5

0.0

29.4

18.7

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

RN7

100

10.9

37.2

12.1

0.1

28.3

11.2

Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RTG

100

8.9

28.7

12.7

0.0

31.7

17.9

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Trust

RP5

100

7.7

27.7

11.3

0.0

20.1

33.1

Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust

RNA

100

10.2

36.1

13.8

0.0

34.8

5.1

Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

RC3

100

11.8

51.4

5.9

0.0

21.5

9.4

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

RWH

100

11.5

36.2

10.7

0.0

22.9

18.7

East Cheshire NHS Trust

RJN

100

8.3

30.8

13.0

0.0

34.7

13.2

East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust

RW

100

11.6

33.5

13.7

0.0

30.5

10.8

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

RXR

100

8.2

35.1

10.8

0.0

27.2

18.7

East Somerset NHS Trust

RA4

100

10.4

32.6

10.5

0.0

31.6

14.9

East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

RXC

100

8.6

30.7

9.0

0.0

33.4

18.4

Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

RVR

100

11.5

44.5

8.2

0.0

26.0

9.8

Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust

RDE

100

10.8

36.2

14.9

0.0

32.1

5.9

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RDU

100

9.9

32.8

10.0

0.0

32.1

15.1

Gateshead Health NHS Trust

RR7

100

8.4

30.5

10.4

0.0

27.1

23.7

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RTE

100

9.2

31.8

13.1

0.0

27.9

17.9

Great Ormond Street Hospital For Sick Children NHS Trust

RP4

100

14.1

36.8

15.9

0.0

19.1

14.1

Guys and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

RJ1

100

13.5

34.3

15.3

0.0

19.7

17.2

Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust

RQN

100

15.4

39.6

13.8

0.0

21.8

9.4

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

RCD

100

11.0

30.3

14.1

0.0

29.4

15.0

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

RR1

100

9.5

36.1

10.5

0.0

31.9

12.0

Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trust

RD7

100

9.2

39.0

8.4

0.0

23.7

19.8

Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust

RLQ

100

10.2

35.6

12.0

0.0

35.2

7.0

Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust

RAS

100

10.1

37.9

8.7

0.0

31.4

11.9

Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust

RQQ

100

9.7

34.9

9.0

0.0

29.9

16.4

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RQX

100

12.3

35.9

9.2

0.0

31.7

10.9

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RWA

100

10.3

33.8

10.6

0.0

28.3

17.0

Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

RGQ

100

9.1

34.3

14.8

0.0

33.7

8.2

James Paget Healthcare NHS Trust

RGP

100

8.3

27.4

10.5

0.0

30.6

23.0

Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust

RNQ

100

9.1

32.5

7.3

0.0

32.7

18.3

King's College Hospital NHS Trust

RJZ

100

17.0

37.9

14.3

0.0

22.9

7.7

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust

RAX

100

12.5

35.4

12.9

0.0

30.4

8.8

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RXN

100

10.1

33.0

11.4

0.0

29.2

16.2

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

RR8

100

11.1

30.2

13.8

0.0

25.9

19.0

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

REP

100

6.9

52.4

8.1

0.0

20.3

12.3

Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust

RC9

100

11.7

34.1

10.6

0.0

29.6

14.0

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

RWF

100

10.9

31.4

9.1

0.0

28.4

20.2

Mayday HealthCare NHS Trust

RJ6

100

12.1

39.0

9.8

0.0

17.6

21.3

Medway NHS Trust

RPA

100

10.2

31.6

7.6

0.0

32.7

17.9

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

RQ8

100

11.6

35.9

11.5

0.0

23.1

18.0

Mid Staffordshire General Hospitals NHS Trust

RJD

100

9.5

26.6

12.5

0.0

30.7

20.6

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RXF

100

9.6

30.8

12.0

0.0

32.7

14.8

Milton Keynes General Hospital NHS Trust

RD8

100

11.1

30.5

10.3

0.0

35.5

12.5

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RP6

100

17.7

23.1

16.1

0.0

27.3

15.7

Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Trust

RTX

100

7.4

32.3

10.2

0.0

28.6

21.1

Newham University Hospital NHS Trust

RNH

100

13.3

40.1

6.1

0.0

29.6

10.8

Norfolk and Norwich Health Care NHS Trust

RM1

100

12.2

33.8

12.8

0.0

33.3

8.0

North Bristol NHS Trust

RVJ

100

8.4

35.5

13.4

0.0

25.5

17.1

North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RWW

100

7.8

29.7

13.2

0.0

33.5

15.8

North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

RNL

100

9.4

35.4

10.1

0.0

31.8

13.2

North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

RBZ

100

8.2

31.7

11.7

0.0

32.4

16.1

North Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RN5

100

10.5

34.3

9.8

0.0

20.1

24.9

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

RAP

100

12.8

38.6

10.8

0.0

24.3

13.6

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust

RVW

100

9.8

31.7

11.2

0.0

27.1

20.3

North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

RV8

100

13.3

38.5

14.7

0.0

25.2

8.3

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

RNS

100

10.3

34.6

11.5

0.0

31.1

12.5

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Trust

RJL

100

8.2

28.3

11.9

0.0

27.0

24.6

Northumbria Health Care NHS Trust

RTF

100

8.1

31.7

11.2

0.0

30.9

18.1

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

RX1

100

11.4

32.2

13.2

0.0

26.2

17.0

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust

RBF

100

7.8

28.7

23.9

0.0

28.2

11.5

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust

RTH

100

16.2

35.7

12.9

0.0

24.8

10.4

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RGM

100

8.7

35.5

13.7

0.0

27.8

14.3

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

RW6

100

10.2

34.5

7.9

0.0

34.2

13.1

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RGN

100

10.3

35.3

11.8

0.0

30.7

12.0

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

RK9

100

12.5

30.8

13.9

0.0

28.8

13.9

Poole Hospital NHS Trust

RD3

100

9.5

29.3

14.2

0.0

37.1

9.9

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

RHU

100

9.7

34.6

9.6

0.0

29.6

16.6

Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust

RG2

100

13.0

41.4

9.6

0.0

28.3

7.7

Queen Mary's Sidcup NHS Trust

RGZ

100

12.7

34.2

10.0

0.0

33.0

10.1

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RPC

100

12.3

29.5

12.2

0.0

29.7

16.2

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital NHS

RL1

100

8.3

24.8

16.7

0.0

32.5

17.7

Royal Berkshire and Battle Hospitals NHS Trust

RHW

100

10.8

32.3

11.3

0.0

26.8

18.7

Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust RDZ

RDZ

100

8.0

31.9

11.4

0.0

33.5

15.2

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust

RT3

100

11.6

39.5

14.9

0.0

16.6

17.4

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

REF

100

11.7

29.7

12.2

0.0

27.8

18.7

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

RH8

100

10.5

29.6

12.0

0.0

23.7

24.2

Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust

RAL

100

13.5

35.8

14.9

0.0

18.9

16.9

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

RQ6

100

11.2

30.7

13.8

0.0

27.8

16.5

Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital NHS Trust

RBS

100

8.6

36.3

16.1

0.0

19.5

19.4

Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

RPY

100

12.1

34.2

16.9

0.0

19.2

17.6

Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disorders NHS foundation

RBB

100

5.0

26.1

18.9

0.0

34.4

15.6

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

RAN

100

10.2

38.3

15.3

0.0

13.9

22.2

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

RRJ

100

9.0

34.4

7.6

0.0

31.4

17.7

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust

RA2

100

14.0

32.1

16.7

0.0

20.8

16.3

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust

RD1

100

10.6

32.3

11.6

0.0

26.9

18.5

Royal West Sussex NHS Trust

RPR

100

10.2

36.3

10.0

0.0

22.4

21 .0

Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust

RM3

100

11.2

33.7

7.9

0.0

33.0

14.2

Salisbury Health Care NHS Trust

RNZ

100

8.9

29.4

14.2

0.0

21.5

25.9

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

RXK

100

11.8

31.7

10.1

0.0

30.3

15.9

Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care NHS Trust

RCC

100

9.1

28.5

7.9

0.0

25.2

29.2

Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Trust

RCU

100

12.3

28.5

16.2

0.0

19.5

23.5

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RHQ

100

9.8

31.1

12.9

0.0

29.0

17.3

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust

RK5

100

8.1

28.0

9.0

0.0

31.5

23.4

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

RXW

100

9.8

31.8

13.6

0.0

32.1

12.6

South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

RA9

100

9.6

25.3

13.1

0.0

32.5

19.4

South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust

RM2

100

11.7

36.4

12.5

0.0

31.4

7.9

South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust

RTR

100

11.3

33.7

11.3

0.0

31.7

12.0

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

RE9

100

7.9

26.6

10.6

0.0

27.5

27.4

South Warwickshire General Hospitals NHS Trust

RJC

100

11.9

34.9

12.4

0.0

31.6

9.3

Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

RHM

100

13.0

35.8

12.8

0.0

25.5

12.9

Southend Hospital NHS Trust

RAJ

100

9.2

26.3

15.5

0.0

37.6

11.4

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

RVY

100

8.6

28.2

14.1

0.0

29.3

19.8

St George's Healthcare NHS Trust

RJ7

100

13.7

36.4

19.2

0.0

20.7

10.0

St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

RBN

100

8.7

30.5

7.4

0.0

31.5

21.9

St Mary's NHS Trust

RJ5

100

18.5

35.9

13.8

0.0

20.5

11.2

Stockport NHS Trust

RWJ

100

8.3

32.6

10.0

0.0

29.8

19.2

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

RTP

100

11.8

33.7

8.2

0.0

32.3

13.9

Swindon and Marlborough NHS Trust

RNS

100

11.6

39.8

9.5

0.0

29.4

9.7

Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust

RMP

100

10.3

35.7

9.7

0.0

31.4

13.0

Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust

RBA

100

10.6

31.1

12.0

0.0

30.1

16.2

The Cardiothoracic Centre —Liverpool NHS Trust

RBQ

100

7.8

42.2

12.4

0.0

17.7

19.9

The George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

RLT

100

7.8

28.2

10.8

0.0

37.2

16.0

The Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust

RJ2

100

12.2

41.0

9.3

0.0

21.5

16.0

The Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Trust

RBT

100

7.3

29.8

11.6

0.0

31.1

20.1

The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust

RTD

100

12.2

33.4

13.7

0.0

27.7

13.1

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

RQW

100

11.3

33.4

7.2

0.0

27.5

20.7

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Trust

RCX

100

10.8

32.0

9.8

0.0

30.5

16.9

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

RFR

100

8.4

30.5

10.7

0.0

40.1

10.2

The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

RL4

100

10.4

32.1

11.0

0.0

30.6

15.8

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RWD

100

9.7

32.3

9.4

0.0

31.3

17.2

The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

RKE

100

8.7

40.3

10.8

0.0

19.8

20.4

The Wirral Hospital NHS Trust

RBL

100

7.0

30.4

10.2

0.0

34.8

17.5

Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust

RM4

100

7.4

29.8

7.4

0.0

32.5

22.9

United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust

RA7

100

12.2

31.6

13.8

0.0

27.3

15.1

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

RRV

100

14.6

39.9

15.7

0.0

15.7

14.2

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

RRK

100

11.3

33.0

13.5

0.0

20.8

21.5

University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

RJE

100

9.6

31.9

10.4

0.0

26.7

21.4

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

RKB

100

11.5

36.5

11.4

0.0

29.9

10.7

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

RWE

100

11.8

32.6

12.0

0.0

30.5

13.0

Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust

RBK

100

7.9

29.6

8.9

0.0

31.5

22.1

Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust

RET

100

11.8

34.3

8.5

0.0

32.6

12.8

West Dorset General Hospitals NHS Trust

RBD

100

9.0

31.7

10.9

0.0

34.5

13.9

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

RWG

100

12.1

34.9

10.8

0.0

29.1

13.2

West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

RFW

100

15.0

46.3

6.4

0.0

20.8

11.4

West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust

RGR

100

9.5

33.3

10.9

0.0

30.2

16.1

Weston Area Health NHS Trust

RA3

100

9.9

29.5

9.6

0.1

28.0

22.9

Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

RGC

100

12.7

40.7

10.4

0.0

26.3

9.9

Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust

RN1

100

8.6

32.2

11.2

0.0

24.8

23.2

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

RWP

100

9.6

36.5

10.3

0.0

30.1

13.6

Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust

RPL

100

9.6

31.7

10.9

0.0

32.1

15.7

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust

RRF

100

8.7

28.5

7.0

0.0

30.6

25.2

York Hospitals NHS Trust

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100

9.3

31.8

12.1

0.0

30.4

16.4

1 Includes clerical and administrative staff working specifically in clinical areas, for example medical secretaries and medical records officers.

2 NHS Infrastructure Support includes administrative managers and senior mangers, maintenance staff and clerical and administrative staff working in central functions.

Central functions includes areas such as personnel, finance, IT, legal services, library services, health education and general management support services.

Note:

Percentages for some organisations will not total 100 due to the exclusion of small numbers of staff who are classed as "Other and unknown".

Sources:

1. The Information Centre for health and social care Non-Medical Workforce Census

2. The Information Centre for health and social care Medical and Dental Workforce Census