Paramedical Staff: Migrant Workers

Department of Health written question – answered on 6th March 2017.

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Photo of Tulip Siddiq Tulip Siddiq Labour, Hampstead and Kilburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people from other EU countries are employed as paramedics in the NHS.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

NHS Digital publishes data on the nationality of staff working in the National Health Service in England. Nationality is self-reported within the NHS human resources and payroll system, the electronic staff record. As at 30 November 2016, 217 Qualified Paramedics employed in NHS Hospital and Community Health Services identify themselves as non-United Kingdom European Union nationals.

The November data is the most recent data available.

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