North Staffordshire Hospital

Health written question – answered on 25th March 2003.

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Photo of Mr George Stevenson Mr George Stevenson Labour, Stoke-on-Trent South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) doctors, (b) nurses and (c) other staff have been employed on (i) an agency and (ii) a non-agency basis at the North Staffordshire hospital in each year since 1999–2000.

Photo of David Lammy David Lammy Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health)

The information requested on agency staffing is not collected centrally. The data for non-agency staff are shown in the table.

Hospital, Public Health Medicine and Community Health Services (HCHS): Staff employed at the North Staffordshire hospital on a non-agency basis; 1999–2001
1999 2000 2001
All staff 5,980 5,990 6,420
Medical and dental staff 530 530 530
All non-medical staff 5,450 5,460 5,890
Of which:
Qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff 1,940 1,950 2,120
Other non-medical staff 3,510 3,510 3,770


1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Figures exclude agency staff as this data is not collected.


Department of Health Non-Medical workforce census

Department of Health medical and dental workforce census

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