Physiotherapy

Northern Ireland written question – answered on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon UUP, North Down

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many physiotherapists were employed by each health trust area in Northern Ireland in each of the last six years, broken down by grade; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Paul Goggins Paul Goggins Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office

The information requested is presented in the following tables.

Physiotherapists employed within the NI HPSS by grade and by trust as at 30 September 2001
Headcount
Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist Senior physiotherapist 1 Senior physiotherapist 2 Basic grade physiotherapist
Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust/Foyle Community HSS Trust 7 17 4 12
Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 4 18 6 3
Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 5 19 7 15
Causeway HSS Trust 5 13 8 4
Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 7 28 13 8
Down Lisburn HSS Trust 5 26 14 5
Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 11 24 17 9
Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust 1 5 3 4
Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 4 13 4 4
North and West Belfast HSS Trust 4 25 4
Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 9 33 10 22
South and East Belfast HSS Trust 1 28 7
Sperrin/Lakeland HSS Trust 3 13 3 5
Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 10 25 20 20
United Hospitals Group HSS Trust 6 40 22 11
Total 82 327 142 122
Physiotherapists employed within the NI HPSS by grade and by trust as at 30 September 2002
Headcount
Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist Senior physiotherapist 1 Senior physiotherapist 2 Basic grade physiotherapist
Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust/Foyle Community HSS Trust 8 16 5 11
Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 4 20 7
Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 6 21 8 19
Causeway HSS Trust 6 13 9 5
Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 9 27 15 9
Down Lisburn HSS Trust 6 30 15 7
Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 12 28 15 11
Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust 1 5 5 8
Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 4 12 4 8
North and West Belfast HSS Trust 4 25 5
Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 9 38 10 22
South and East Belfast HSS Trust 2 28 7
Sperrin/Lakeland HSS Trust 3 13 5 4
Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 7 28 19 20
United Hospitals Group HSS Trust 5 45 22 12
Total 86 349 151 136
Physiotherapists employed within the NI HPSS by grade and by trust as at 30 September 2003
Headcount
Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist Senior physiotherapist 1 Senior physiotherapist 2 Basic grade physiotherapist
Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust/Foyle Community HSS Trust 8 19 4 12
Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 4 21 6 1
Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 5 25 11 15
Causeway HSS Trust 6 14 10 6
Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 10 29 15 9
Down Lisburn HSS Trust 7 33 15 5
Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 19 23 15 11
Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust 2 4 6 6
Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 5 16 3 10
North and West Belfast HSS Trust 4 25 5
Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 9 36 11 20
South and East Belfast HSS Trust 4 25 9
Sperrin/Lakeland HSS Trust 3 14 6 7
Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 12 31 18 18
United Hospitals Group HSS Trust 5 46 25 10
Total 103 361 159 130
Physiotherapists employed within the NI HPSS by grade and by trust as at 30 September 2004
Headcount
Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist Senior physiotherapist 1 Senior physiotherapist 2 Basic grade physiotherapist
Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust/Foyle Community HSS Trust 8 16 8 10
Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 4 22 8
Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 8 24 9 20
Causeway HSS Trust 7 18 9 5
Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 15 29 16 6
Down Lisburn HSS Trust 8 36 11 8
Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 22 23 17 15
Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust 5 4 4 6
Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 6 16 8 8
North and West Belfast HSS Trust 7 25 8
Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 9 41 11 21
South and East Belfast HSS Trust 10 20 11
Sperrin/Lakeland HSS Trust 5 19 3 3
Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 13 33 15 20
United Hospitals Group HSS Trust 4 56 26 11
Total 131 382 164 133
Physiotherapists employed within the NI HPSS by grade and by trust as at 30 September 2005
Headcount
Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist Senior physiotherapist 1 Senior physiotherapist 2 Basic grade physiotherapist
Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust/Foyle Community HSS Trust 7 18 10 10
Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 4 21 8 3
Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 9 26 6 17
Causeway HSS Trust 6 19 9 7
Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 15 29 20 8
Down Lisburn HSS Trust 10 40 14 8
Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 20 23 18 13
Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust 6 4 4 7
Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 6 18 7 8
North and West Belfast HSS Trust 8 27 8
Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 9 41 11 26
South and East Belfast HSS Trust 14 20 8
Sperrin/Lakeland HSS Trust 7 19 3 8
Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 14 37 17 15
United Hospitals Group HSS Trust 10 51 28 12
Total 145 393 171 142
Physiotherapists employed within the NI HPSS by grade and by trust as at 30 September 2006
Headcount
Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist Senior physiotherapist 1 Senior physiotherapist 2 Basic grade physiotherapist
Altnagelvin Group HSS Trust/Foyle Community HSS Trust 6 21 16 8
Armagh and Dungannon HSS Trust 4 24 6 4
Belfast City Hospital HSS Trust 12 25 6 18
Causeway HSS Trust 6 19 9 7
Craigavon Area Hospital Group HSS Trust 18 26 22 11
Down Lisburn HSS Trust 10 41 15 10
Green Park Healthcare HSS Trust 21 27 17 13
Mater Infirmorum Hospital HSS Trust 6 4 3 6
Newry and Mourne HSS Trust 6 19 6 8
North and West Belfast HSS Trust 8 28 10
Royal Group of Hospitals HSS Trust 9 40 10 24
South and East Belfast HSS Trust 14 24 7
Sperrin/Lakeland HSS Trust 6 19 3 9
Ulster Community and Hospitals Group HSS Trust 14 38 20 17
United Hospitals Group HSS Trust 13 53 30 12
Total 153 408 180 147
Notes:

Area physiotherapist/supt physiotherapist contains staff at all levels within the area physiotherapist and supt physiotherapist grades.

Basic grade physiotherapist includes staff at the following grades: physiotherapist, graduate entry physiotherapist and diploma entry physiotherapist.

Source:

Human Resource Management System.

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