Dieticians are not separately identified in the NHS Workforce Census. Dieticians are, however, included within the category of dietetics. The following table outlines the three-month vacancy numbers, for the period March 2005 to March 2009, and total vacancy numbers, for the period March 2008 to March 2009, for the dietetics speciality.
|Dietetic vacancy numbers|
|Three-month vacancies( 1)|
|March each year|
|(1)( )Three-month vacancies are vacancies as at 31 March which trusts are actively trying to fill, which had lasted for three months or more.|